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Indiana Rural Health Association Receives Grant Award for Telehealth
IRHA (Indiana Rural Health Association) announced earlier this week they have been awarded federal funding to create the Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center.
The IRHA is a not-for-profit corporation developed for the purpose of improving the health of all Indiana citizens in a rural setting. It is a member-driven organization composed of a diverse membership. Currently, IRHA has a successful telemental health network and a successful partnership with IU Health to create the first of its kind telestroke network serving seven of Indiana's critical access hospitals.
The Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) will focus on telehealth programs and technical assistant needs within Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. The UMTRC proposes to provide a single point of contact for telehealth resources across Indiana and the Upper Midwest region through a series of educational and outreach presentations, individualized technical assistance, and archived resources in a highly visible website and telehealth service registry.