The UMTRC provides a single point of contact for telehealth resources across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio through educational and outreach presentations, individualized technical assistance, facilitation, connection to local or distant providers, and archived resources via our website and staff.
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
- On Thursday, August 2, the Federal Communications Commission unanimously approved a plan to establish a $100 million program to help establish telehealth efforts for low-income Americans, focusing particularly on rural communities and veterans.
- On July 11th, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Brendan Carr made a statement announcing the establishment of the FCC’s “Connected Care Pilot Program.”
The Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (UMTRC) is a consortium of active telehealth organizations, headed by the Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA) that provides a comprehensive set of telehealth clinical and technical assistance services within Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio.
As a federally funded program, many of our services are provided at no charge.