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Telehealth gives rural Missouri greater access to health care The telehealth network has helped connect patients to healthcare providers from their own homes — but it requires broadband access in order to work. And even when the technology is bought and ...

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Little legislative progress on improving Missouri broadband Since 2012, there have been at least six bills proposed in the Missouri legislature regarding broadband, but all were unsuccessful. And while there has been progress federally and locally, with GovEric Greitens' administration bringing in over $40 million for broadband access in schools, experts say bringing broadband access to Missouri will take a major, continuous effort. "No one organization or institute was tasked with solving broadband, and no one entity can solve the problem," said Luke Holtschneider, rural development manager for the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Behind the scenes Listen to the reporters talk about covering this issue in these podcasts. Rural broadband podcast: Business This is part of a four-part series on rural broadband. Rural broadband podcast: Health care This is podcast is part of a four-part series on rural broadband. Rural broadband podcast: Agriculture This is podcast is part of a four-part series on rural broadband. Rural broadband podcast: Education This is part of a four-part series on rural broadband in Missouri. Supervising editor is Mark Horvit, Print Article Share Now Subscribe Read More National News Trump?s Work-For-Medicaid Rule Puts Work On States? Shoulders AP January 12, 2018 at 12:29 pm | The Trump administration?s watershed decision Thursday to allow states to test a work requirement for adult Medicaid enrollees sparked widespread criticism from doctors, advocates for the poor, and m... Comments Read More Trump Administration Clears Way To Force Some Medicaid Enrollees To Work AP January 11, 2018 at 5:00 am | Use Our Content This Kaiser Health News story can be republished for free ( details ) More Stories To Republish [UPDATE: This story was updated at 12:1... Comments Read More Listen: How A ?Hippie Clinic? In San Francisco Inspired A Medical Philosophy AP January 10, 2018 at 5:00 am | Fifty-one years ago in San Francisco, a small community clinic opened its doorsIts mission: to treat many of the young people who flocked to the city ? who were often homeless, hungry and sickThe... Comments Read More Water pipe break closes Columbia library AP January 09, 2018 at 7:39 am | Columbia Public Library is closed Tuesday morning because of a water pipe break A statement from library spokeswoman Mitzi StJohn said repairs were under wayBookmobiles were scheduled to mak... Comments Read More Contact Us (208) 664-8176215 NSecond StCoeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

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