News & Presentations
News Releases
 
From 3 hours to 3 seconds: IRHN offers rapid speeds to transfer patient healthcare information (Sauk Valley News pdf) - Feb. 23, 2013

FCC's Healthcare Connect Fund provides new funding (pdf)

G4S Works with IRHN to Install Fiber to Hospitals (pdf) -Illinois Rural HealthNet Consortium - Jan. 30, 2012

FCC awards $21 million for Illinois Rural Health Network (pdf) - Illinois Rural HealthNet Consortium - Nov. 28, 2007

IRHNet to expand medical options for rural Illinois (pdf) - Northern Illinois University - Nov. 28, 2007

NIU-led group announces statewide broadband network to improve rural health care - Northern Illinois University - Nov. 28, 2007
 

Presentations

Illinois Hospital Association (pdf) - Small and Rural Hospitals Annual Meeting; IRHN Presentation - June 15, 2011

Network Operations Center (pdf) - ICAHN Monthly Technology Meeting Presentation; IRHN and INOC - June 9, 2011

Health Care Recommendations (pdf) - National Broadband Plan, Chapter 10; Federal Communications Commission 2010

Internet2 and Health Services (pdf) - Summary of Internet2 Impact on Health Services and Availability; www.Internet2.edu, 2009

Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network - Ancillary User Group Meeting - June 12, 2008 - Springfield, IL. Title: "Illinois Rural HealthNet- High Speed Broadband Connectivity for CAHs"(pdf)

News Coverage

Rural hospitals' link to get boost (pdf) - Chicago Tribune - Nov. 29, 2007

Grant Offers Rural Hospitals Link to Specialists (pdf) - The News Gazette - Nov. 29, 2007

Federal Grant to Help Connect Doctors, Rural Patients (pdf) - Springfield Journal Register - Nov. 29, 2007

$25 million network to aid rural hospitals (pdf) - Aurora Beacon News - Nov. 29, 2007

Grant to Fund State health Care Network (pdf) - Kane County Chronicle - Nov. 29, 2007

Data network to improve health care (pdf) - Rockford Register Star - Nov. 29, 2007

Network Connects Hospitals Across State (pdf) - Naperville Sun - Nov. 29, 2007

NIU-Led Network to Aid Rural Hospitals
(pdf) - Dekalb Daily Chronicle - Nov. 29, 2007

NIU-Led Group Receives $21 Million (pdf) - Northern Star - Nov. 29, 2007

Illinois Rural Hospitals Could Soon Be Linked With Shared Network
(pdf) - Channel 17 - Nov. 29, 2007 - Articles

National Rural Health Association- Rural Roads - Summer 2008 Volume 9, No. 2; Title: "Rural Health News" (pdf)

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