California Telehealth Network (CTN) is California’s leading agency focusing on increasing access to healthcare through the innovative use of technology which includes telehealth, telemedicine and health information exchange. CTN’s mission is to promote advanced information technologies and services to improve access to high quality healthcare focusing on medically underserved and rural Californians.
Connecting to CTN brings high-speed broadband and telehealth capabilities to all healthcare providers including independent, non-profit and for-profit providers. We are committed to making quality care available to all patients, regardless of their location. CTN enables you to provide patients with the services and technologies that can change lives by increasing access to quality healthcare through CTN’s broadband network.
CMS’ recently released finalized Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2014 includes expanded coverage for telehealth services and increased reimbursement payments for such services, MedPage Today reports (Pittman, MedPage Today, 11/27).
Sunne Wright McPeak, President and CEO of the California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF) appeared October 29th before the Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet to discuss California’s broadband adoption and how the Federal government should move forward.
Governor Jerry Brown on Thursday, October 3, 2013, signed into law two bills that will help close the Digital Divide and help to achieve the state’s goal of 98% deployment and 80% adoption of broadband in California by 2015.