Today, Rhode Island’s health care community marked a milestone in the installation of that infrastructure, with the CharterCARE Health System lighting of the new Beacon 2.0 fiber optic network. CharterCARE Health Partners is the first health care system to light the new high capacity fiber network.
Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline and Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, joined OSHEAN and CharterCARE Health Partners to mark the event.
Beacon 2.0 provides affordable, high capacity, broadband connectivity that will enhance the quality and efficiency of health care for patients and providers. Other health care institutions will soon follow including six hospital systems, 13 hospital buildings and two health care organizations.
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OSHEAN Chief Technology Officer
Cox Business Vice President
CharterCARE Health Partners President and CEO
A special thank you to Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, Congressman David Cicilline, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, CharterCARE Health Partners President and CEO Kenneth Belcher and Cox Vice President Mark Scott for their support on this effort.