Consortium Advantages 

Advantages for health care providers to participate within a consortium

Urban hospitals and facilities can participate in the program if part of a consortium
Firewalls and firewall management are only eligible within a consortium
Costly 3rd party network management can be outsourced
Construction costs
Installation services
Professional Services
Health care provider owned and managed fiber
  • Leveraging the size of the consortium allows for large projects and purchases

    • Individual filers are capped at $50,000 in funding annually. The cap for sites within the consortium is $50,000 X the total number of sites within the consortium.

      • Example: $50,000 X 20 members in the consortium = $1 million dollar application.