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Category Archive: Health Care & Safety

Jan 02 2017

The Price of Loyalty

Our friends at Pivot always do a football pool at this time of year with the tens of bowl games ensuing. It’s a really fun way for the industry to get together electronically and share our own sports allegiances. This year, I decided that Big 10 loyalty trumped all and picked nearly all Big 10 …

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Jul 05 2016

Living the Culture Statement

Every Member, Every Time is our internal staff culture statement, and it’s a value that our staff has truly embraced. Does it mean that we can make 100% of our 900 companies happy all the time? Or that we can craft a regulatory solution that fits each carrier? Nope. That would simply be unrealistic and …

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Apr 04 2016

Happy National Employee Benefits Day!

Did you know today is National Employee Benefits Day? I know that Congress has established a “day” for almost anything, but this one is important. It may not be on your calendar, but it should be if you’re an employer or employee. Today is a day to recognize those who work in front of or …

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Mar 30 2016

It’s a White House Kind of Day

Today was a banner day as we took a number of NTCA member broadband providers over to the White House to join USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack, the White House Rural Council and a number of other representatives from other key federal agencies such as Health and Human Services, Veterans Affairs, USDA and the FCC, as well as …

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Mar 18 2016

NTCA and White House Team Up on Telemedicine

It’s taken a few months of talking, back channeling and some passionate sharing about the power of rural telemedicine and now it’s official—the White House will be hosting an event on Rural Telehealth at the end of this month (March 30th!) with NTCA members front and center. As per the notice put out by the …

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Feb 11 2016

Harnessing Rural Health Care Interests

To date, NRECA, the association representing the nation’s rural electric cooperatives, the National Rural Health Association (NRHA), which represents health care providers and institutions in rural America, and NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association have all been thinking about the importance of health care to rural citizens through our own lenses. While we all would acknowledge that access …

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