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Case Studies

Case studies highlight the value of telemedicine, focusing on improving quality, access and reducing cost. Learn more.

Accreditation for Online Patient Consultations

Ensuring patient safety by accrediting online, real-time patient healthcare services. Learn more.

Telemedicine
Guidelines

Access all clinical telemedicine guidelines which have been released by ATA. Downloads are available at no cost. Learn More

Telemedicine:
State-by-State

See each state's telemedicine report card in these two critical state policy reports Learn More

 

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May 2-5, Los Angeles
Building Networks & Making Connections! Register today for the world's largest telemedicine meeting & trade show! Learn More

May 2-5, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA – SAVE THE DATE for ATA's next annual meeting, the year’s most important telemedicine conference and trade show.
See each state's telemedicine report card in these two critical state policy reports on coverage & reimbursement, physician practices & standards.
ATA hosts a free monthly videocast with updates on the news and policies shaping telemedicine.
The online ATA Learning Center has thousands of educational resources for telemedicine professionals, accessible 24/7.

News

  • Inside ATA: ATA Leaders Testify before Senate Commerce Subcommittee
    Apr 21, 2015
    In this week's Inside ATA: ATA Leaders Testify before Senate Commerce Subcommittee, State Lawmakers Want Insurers to Cover Telehealth, and CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Is Telemedicine Improving your Healthcare?

  • Texas Rulemaking in the Telemedicine Spotlight
    Apr 15, 2015
    Last week, Texas regulators approved changes that would prohibit the use of email, electronic text, chat, telephonic evaluation or consultation to establish a physician-patient relationship. The news generated a significant amount of press attention. Here is a sample of the coverage.

  • Inside ATA - Telemedicine Venture Funding on The Rise
    Apr 14, 2015
    INSIDE ATA is a mid-week update for ATA members that provides an insider view of telemedicine news and featured ATA activities.

  • Examining Diagnosis and Treatment by Telemedicine: What is Safe?
    Apr 14, 2015
    Over 800,000 online consultations will be conducted in the United States this year, fueling the interest of regulators, medical societies, clinicians and entrepreneurs about what is, and what is not appropriate. Join the discussion during a plenary session at ATA 2015, May 2-5, Los Angeles.

  • ATA Submits Public Comments to Texas Medical Board on Telemedicine Rules
    Apr 09, 2015
    In preparation for an upcoming hearing, ATA has submitted public comments in response to the Texas Medical Board's proposed regulatory amendments on telemedicine.

  • Arkansas Lawmakers Pass Telemedicine Payment Bill
    Apr 08, 2015
    Arkansas joins Louisiana as the only states with telemedicine parity laws that cover physician services exclusively. Unlike other parity statutes, the new Arkansas law requires an in-person exam before a live audio-video encounter can take place. The law also includes a provision which goes into effect immediately that creates a separate standard of practice for all Arkansas licensed medical professions.

  • Speakers Announced for American Telemedicine Association’s Telemedicine Investor & Strategic Summit
    Mar 17, 2015
    Leading industry stakeholders and investors in telemedicine are set to engage with participants at the upcoming Telemedicine Investor and Strategic Summit on Monday, May 4, 2015 in Los Angeles. Co-hosted by American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and the law firm of Jones Day, the Summit will be held in conjunction with ATA's 2015 Annual Meeting and Trade Show. The Summit will include educational panels of industry experts, investors, and strategic partners as well as structured networking and opportunities for emerging telemedicine, telehealth, and mHealth companies to present their innovative solutions.

Events

  • Apr
    23

    Telemedicine in 2015 - State Legislative and Regulatory Update

    Apr 23 - Apr 23 2015
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  • Apr
    28

    This Month in Telemedicine

    Apr 28 - Apr 28 2015
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  • May
    02

    ATA 2015 - Los Angeles

    May 02 - May 05 2015
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  • May
    26

    WLSA Convergence Summit

    May 26 - May 28 2015
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