KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion April Meeting

Join us for our monthly meeting to highlight digital inclusion resources available to practitioners in Kansas City, update progress on digital inclusion efforts, and work collaboratively to bridge the digital divide. KC Coalition for Digital Inclusion Meeting Agenda...
Announcement & Analysis: Google Fiber Brings Free Gigabit Internet to Public Housing Through ConnectHome

Announcement & Analysis: Google Fiber Brings Free Gigabit Internet to Public Housing Through ConnectHome

A crowd of nearly 60 community leaders, politicians and press piled into the cramped office of a low-income housing complex on Kansas City’s Westside this morning to hear the news that Google will start bringing free gigabit speed Internet to all to low-income...

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Excelsior Springs Hospital, early receiver of a large FCC COVID-19 emergency grant for innovative telehealth response

In April 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a $200 million plan to provide telehealth funding to hospitals, many of which were scrambling to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the CARES Act, the FCC set aside the funds for provider organizations who could apply for telehealth-related assistance.  Excelsior Springs Hospital located […]

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The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center increases public education and provides technical assistance to telehealth providers and patients in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma

The Heartland Telehealth Resource Center (HTRC) is one of 12 regional and two national telehealth resource centers committed to implementing telehealth programs for rural and underserved communities. These centers are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration.  The HTRC provides assistance free of charge to […]

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CyncHealth’s Unite Us platform is expanding into Kansas and Missouri

Unite Us is an information sharing, healthcare coordination platform that engages communities in order to better serve community members. Unite Us works with many community-based organizations (CBOs) at no cost, thanks to the sponsorship of regional health information exchange CyncHealth. Unite Us is expanding into Kansas and Missouri with Unite Kansas + Unite Missouri.  Two […]

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