• To advance telemedicine and telehealth capabilities in Arizona to improve access to healthcare for, and enhance healthcare delivery to, medically underserved populations throughout the state.
  • To promote the use of broadband telecommunications for the delivery of healthcare via telehealth technologies and for distance learning in healthcare.
  • To provide healthcare organizations and professionals throughout Arizona with information, training, and expertise in the field of telemedicine.
  • To provide telehealth education for trainees and students throughout the University of Arizona and encourage them to pursue degrees in the healthcare provider professions and to subsequently practice healthcare in underserved rural Arizona communities.
  • Encourage and support current physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to establish and retain practices in rural and urban medically underserved areas.
  • To support improved health outcomes in medically underserved communities by providing, and facilitating, the delivery of timely and up-to-date healthcare education and information.
  • To serve as a test bed to evaluate the effectiveness of state-of-the-art telemedicine technologies, broadband telecommunications, and services.
  • To publish and present, regionally and nationally, meaningful and timely telehealth content.
  • To develop and grow an online community of people interested in telemedicine and telehealth.
  • To be an innovative leader in the field of telemedicine.

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