This program's primary objective "is to demonstrate how telehealth programs and networks can improve access to quality health care services in rural, frontier, and underserved communities."

TNGP networks are used to:

  • Expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of health care services;
  • Improve and expand the training of health care providers;
  • Expand and improve the quality of health information available to health care providers, and patients and their families, for decision-making.

Nine grant awards are expected, with an award ceiling of $250,000.