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Healthcare Connect Fund Consortia

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SHLB Coalition 2014 Annual Conference

"Anchor Institutions, Gigabit Networks, Digital Communities" 

The Premier Conference on Anchor Institution Broadband Policy.

 May 7-9th, 2014

Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington, D.C. 




Workshop #1

Date: Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Time: 2:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.  

Room: Capitol/Congress


Healthcare Connect Fund


This special Workshop on the FCC’s Healthcare Connect Fund will explore how the program incentivizes consortia applications.  The Workshop begins with a joint presentation by the FCC’s Matt Quinn (Director of the FCC’s Health Care Initiatives) and Christi Barnhart (Acting Manager of the FCC’s Rural Health Care Program).  That presentation will be followed by a panel of health care network practitioners who will provide their recommendations for creating and operating health care consortia, led by Jim Rogers, Managing Agent of the New England Telehealth Consortium.  Finally, Jeff Mitchell of the Lukas, Nace law firm will lead a panel discussion of the legal and policy intricacies of applying for funding from the Healthcare Connect Fund.




Program Leader:
Susannah Spellman, Executive Director, U.S. UCAN, Internet2


2:00 - 3:00 p.m.             

Matt Quinn, Director of Health Care Initiatives, FCC

Christi Barnhart, Healthcare Connect Fund, FCC


3:00 - 3:20 p.m.



3:20 - 4:20 p.m.

Jim Rogers, New England TeleHealth Consortium

Steve Ward, Founder, Colorado Health Pilot Project

Denise Jurca, California TeleHealth Network


4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Jeff Mitchell, Lukas Nace Gutierrez & Sachs

Tom Reid, Southern Ohio Healthcare Network

Gene Sullivan, Virginia Telehealth Network

Doug Power, Illinois Rural HealthNet


6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception

Mezzanine Foyer

Marriott Marquis Hotel


Brought to you By: The SHLB Coalition



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