Founded in 2006 as a non-profit organization

© Southern Ohio Healthcare Network. All rights reserved.

Expanding Reach of SOHCN

Original Geographic Scope
  • The SOHCN began as a 34-county project in southeastern Ohio
  • Serving 130+ locations owned by 16 health care providers
  • Saving members more than $2 million per year

Connect with one of our Board Appointed Contacts!

Extended Reach

SOHCN now authorized to extend membership benefits across:

  • Ohio
  • West Virgina
  • Kentucky

Benefits Provided by the SOHCN

  • Board-governed non-profit with seats held by members
  • Deep expertise and strong track record in broadband
  • Pooled purchasing power improves types, quality and pricing of services
  • SOHCN’s experienced team conducts competitive bidding, negotiates master services agreements, oversees carrier operations, & performs Federal compliance tasks
  • Low SOHCN management fee, calculated as a percentage of monthly carrier invoice, guarantees net savings of 50+%
Collective effort amplifies impact on expanding broadband across the region

FCC Healthcare Connect Fund

Through the Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF), the FCC provides a 65% subsidy for:

  • Site-to site connections
  • Internet access
  • Fiber construction
  • Both primary and back-up connections
  • Equipment directly connected to subsidized connections

SOHCN is authorized by the FCC as a Consortium, leveraging the purchasing power of multiple health systems to achieve good pricing and strong service level agreements

Unlike applying for the HCF on your own, as a SOHCN Member you receive subsidy for some urban locations as well as rural sites

If both your healthcare organization and specific sites qualify, you get your share of the $600 million program

Get your share of the $600 million program

Initiative Highlight

A Collaborative of Rural Health Care Providers

Broadband & Telemedicine

Tom Reid
Project Coordinator

Tom@SOHCN.org

Kim Corriher
Assistant Project Coordinator

Kim@SOHCN.org

A Collaborative of Rural Health Care Providers

Broadband & Telemedicine

FCC Healthcare Connect Fund

Through the Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF), the FCC provides a 65% subsidy for:

  • Site-to site connections
  • Internet access
  • Fiber construction
  • Both primary and back-up connections
  • Equipment directly connected to subsidized connections

SOHCN is authorized by the FCC as a Consortium, leveraging the purchasing power of multiple health systems to achieve good pricing and strong service level agreements

Unlike applying for the HCF on your own, as a SOHCN Member you receive subsidy for some urban locations as well as rural sites

If both your healthcare organization and specific sites qualify, you get your share of the $600 million program

Get your share of the $600

million program today!

Initiative Highlight

Expanding Reach of SOHCN

Original Geographic Scope
  • The SOHCN began as a 34-county project in southeastern Ohio
  • Serving 130+ locations owned by 16 health care providers
  • Saving members more than $2 million per year
Extended Reach

SOHCN now authorized to extend membership benefits across:

  • Ohio
  • West Virgina
  • Kentucky

Benefits Provided by the SOHCN

  • Board-governed non-profit with seats held by members
  • Deep expertise and strong track record in broadband
  • Pooled purchasing power improves types, quality and pricing of services
  • SOHCN’s experienced team conducts competitive bidding, negotiates master services agreements, oversees carrier operations, & performs Federal compliance tasks
  • Low SOHCN management fee, calculated as a percentage of monthly carrier invoice, guarantees net savings of 50+%
Collective effort amplifies impact on expanding broadband across the region

Founded in 2006 as a non-profit organization

Connect with one of our Board Appointed Contacts!

Tom Reid
Project Coordinator

Tom@SOHCN.org

Kim Corriher
Assistant Project Coordinator

Kim@SOHCN.org

© Southern Ohio Healthcare Network. All rights reserved.