Florida Big Bend Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO)

November 19, 2007

Florida Big Bend Regional Health Information Organization (RHIO)

To significantly increase access to acute, primary and preventive health care in rural America, the Federal Communications Commission today dedicated over
$417 million for the construction of 69 statewide or regional broadband telehealth networks in 42 states and three U.S. territories under the Rural Health Care Pilot Program (RHCPP).

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Gov. Richardson Launches LambdaRail in New Mexico

January 19, 2007

Gov. Richardson Launches LambdaRail in New Mexico

Saying that “information is power and access to information is also power,” Governor Bill Richardson today launched LambdaRail in New Mexico. National LambdaRail (NLR) is a nationwide networking infrastructure – a very, very high speed next generation of Internet access – that includes leading U.S. research universities and emerging private sector technology companies.

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AREON opens door to global classroom

January 18, 2007

AREON opens door to global classroom

The UA launched itself further into the 21st century Tuesday afternoon, as students in six classrooms around the nation and the world were taught simultaneously via computer and high-definition television.
Two classrooms in Baton Rouge, La., one at Louisiana Tech in Ruston, La., one in North Carolina, one in the Czech Republic and one at the UA received their first lecture from Thomas Sterling, a professor at Louisiana State University.

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