Tele-Mental Health Portal helping reach folks in Region 9

Earlier this week Bernadine Joselyn, Mary Magnuson and I had a conversation with Kristian Braeken at Region 9 about their telehealth plans and programs (supported with Blandin Foundation funding). It’s interesting to hear about what they are doing and the … Continue reading

Minnesota Digital Equity Community Needs Assessment Report (including COVID impact)

Literacy Minnesota recent release a statewide report on digital equity needs (by county). The report looks at three questions: What counties have high digital access, economic, education and English language learning needs? How have organizations adapted to the pandemic and … Continue reading

Telehealth more important during pandemic as facilities close – increasing need for adequate/affordable broadband across MN

Medical Express recently posted an article that reports that telehealth is an important tool for rural hospitals for treating COVID-19… Telehealth connects patients with doctors by computer or telephone when in-person appointments are not possible or safe from disease transmission. … Continue reading

eNews: MN Monthly Recap: Broadband Conference and MN Broadband County Profiles (Oct 2020)

Today’s eNews is a little different. First, the fall Broadband Conference starts tomorrow. It’s not too late to sign up. Second, the annual County Broadband Profiles have just been released; we how you rank. OPPORTUNITY! Broadband 2020: Connected We Stand … Continue reading