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August 9, 2019

At the Working Together to Improve Broadband for Rural Washington in Colville meeting yesterday, Desiree Sweeney, CEO of NEW Health discussed the impact of inefficient broadband in rural healthcare. Her key talking points were:
– DSL and dial up internet at clinical sites, 
– Non dedicated broadband lines competing with youth gaming systems, especially the impact in the afternoon when schools release. 
– High cost of broadband for rural communities compared to urban broadband costs,
– USAC mandates limited by large ISP providers
Thank you, Desiree, for your healthcare representation on the panel to improve broadband in our rural areas.

Virtual Visits and Winter Weather

With the winter weather fast approaching, it can often be difficult to make your scheduled appointments. The harsh weather and road conditions can turn your day upside down. Don’t fret, NEW Health offers virtual visits! Receive the same quality care you have come to rely on without the drive to the clinic! All you need…