Model Programs and Collaborative Projects

The Rural Health Care Program of the Universal Service Fund

The Rural Health Care Program provides discounts to eligible rural healthcare providers, for telecommunication services and monthly internet service fees. The program's goal is to keep telecommunications affordable in rural areas.

The Rural Health Care Program
2000 L Street, NW.Suite 200
Washington DC 20036
Phone: 202.776.0200
Fax: 202.776.0080


Colorado School of Public Health, Centers for American Indian and Alaska Native Health (CAIANH)
Center for Native American Telehealth and Tele-education

CAIANH organizes and focuses technological resources for Native American health from an array of telecommunications services at UCDHSC to offer technical training, distance education, clinical care, and research opportunities.

CAIANH Telemental Health Guide/Essential Telemental Health
The telemental health guide provides essential information for developing, implementing, and sustaining telemental health services.

Native Telehealth Outreach and Technical Assistance Program
Street Address: 13055 E. 17th Avenue
Mailing Address: Mail Stop F800
Nighthorse Campbell Native Health Building 13055
E. 17th Avenue
Aurora CO 80045
Phone: 303-724-1414
Fax: 303-724-1474


Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) Center for Telehealth
Telepsychiatry Program

This program provides training in telepsychiatry for students, online distance education for mental health professionals, and psychological consultations.

GHSU Center for Telehealth
Georgia Health Sciences University
1120 Fifteenth Street (EA-100)
Augusta, GA 30912
Phone: 706.721.6616
Fax: 706-721-7270
Email: ekhasanshina@