A Virtual Event Honoring Leaders in Telehealth: Tuesday December 5, Noon CST 


Leadership Award for Improved Policy Changes to Advance Telehealth

IL State Senator Laura Fine has improved access to telehealth by leading successful efforts to require insurance companies to cover needed telehealth visits and services.








Achievement Award for Improved Care for Underserved Populations. 

Aunt Martha’s Health and Wellness boldly commits to supporting the wellbeing of its communities throughtelehealth, ensuring equity in access and delivering exceptional care inspired by a culture of innovation. 



Sponsors of the Awards:














Partnership for a Connected Illinois (PCI) was formed in 2009. In its first five years, PCI oversaw the expenditure of over $305 million for the expansion of broadband over 3,593 miles in Illinois. PCI collaborated with broadband providers to create detailed maps indicating broadband coverage and speeds across the state. 

Illinois Telehealth Initiative

In 2015, PCI launched the Illinois Telehealth Initiative (ITI) based on the recommendations of the Governor’s Subcommittee on Telehealth to create a neutral forum that convenes telehealth stakeholders with the goal of supporting the advancement of telehealth services in Illinois.In the last five years, PCI has focused on the need for behavioral health services for children, specifically offered through K12 schools in Cook county and Illinois. 



Article on the Origins of the Illinois Telehealth Initiative:





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