Fall Forum News

ATA Fall Forum:
Managing Chronic Conditions via Telemedicine

Nearly 500 telemedicine leaders met in Palms Springs, Calif., for a in-depth conversation about practical uses of telemedicine for chronic care management. Exhibitors represented companies with products and services which addressed this rapidly-growing market.

The backbone of the meeting was a groundbreaking report on ROI associated with tackling the problem of chronic care using telemedicine applications. The landmark study was spearheaded by Dr. Rashid Bashshur & colleagues from the University of Michigan. Bashshur, one of the field's most respected leaders, conducted the research which reviewed hundreds of studies and concluded that telemedicine held incredible promise for improving outcomes for critical and chronic care patients - a significant return on investment.

Because 75 percent of healthcare spending is directed at chronic care patients, the discussion was serious and robust, tackling topics like hospital readmissions, policy, emerging technologies, building networks and utilizing big data.  Telemedicine is poised to play a critical role in reigning in the costs and addressing access and quality issues.

Fall Forum Conference Recordings - Now Available in the ATA Learning Center!

Couldn't make it to the ATA Fall Forum? Do you want to share the experience with your colleagues? Watch each and every presentation from your desk anytime, anywhere, in the online ATA Learning Center.  

All conference recordings include full, high-definition video synced with the presenter's PowerPoint slides. They provide a rich multimedia learning experience, available 24/7.
The Fall Forum was packed with educational and networking opportunities including: 
  • 2 full days of program related to managing chronic conditions via telehealth
  • 1 half-day forum focused on telemedicine opportunities in China
  • Institutional and Industry Council Meetings 
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  • A Telemedicine Service Provider Forum
  • A Surgical Telementoring Roundtable 
  • Hot-Topic  Roundtable discussions 
  • and a world-class telemedicine trade show.

Fall Forum Exhibit Hall

The ATA Fall Forum Trade Show may be over, but you can still connect with the leading telehealth vendors and most advanced technology in the following ways:
  • The Virtual Exhibit Hall 
    An interactive directory of the firms and products that exhibited at ATA 2014

  • The ATA Product and Service Directory 
    An online buyer's guide, featuring thousands of telemedicine companies and tens of thousands of products. This directory is continually updated to ensure you always have access to the best technology.   
If you are interested in exhibiting at a future ATA meeting, please contact: Sandy Hung, ATA's Director of Corporate Relations at 202-223-4249 or shung@americantelemed.org.

Thank you for your support! 
Don't miss ATA's future meetings!

  • ATA China 2014 - October 28-30, 2014 in Tianjin, China
  • ATA 2015: 20th Annual Meeting & Trade Show - May 3-5, 2015 in Los Angeles