Learning Center

Your 24/7, online resource for telemedicine resources & educational content, including ATA Fall Forum recordings. Learn More

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.


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


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


Register for ATA 2015

May 2-5, 2015, Los Angeles. Register before the April 3 early-bird deadline! 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.


  • 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.

  • CMS Approves American Telemedicine Association’s Request to Expand Telehealth Coverage
    Mar 11, 2015
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) applauds the decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to allow Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to use telehealth services. The decision was made as part of the release of a new payment and care delivery model: the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The decision extends coverage for telemedicine services to millions of Medicare beneficiaries.

  • American Well’s Amwell™ Earns American Telemedicine Association’s First Accreditation for Online Patient Consultations
    Mar 11, 2015
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has awarded its first Accreditation for Online Patient Consultations to Amwell, a healthcare service provided by American Well. In its first two months of operation, over 200 organizations have registered for the ATA program. Several other accreditation announcements are expected later this month.

  • CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta among Headliners at American Telemedicine Association 2015 Annual Meeting
    Mar 06, 2015
    Sanjay Gupta, MD, CNN’s Emmy award-winning Chief Medical Correspondent, will deliver a keynote address at ATA 2015, the American Telemedicine Association's (ATA) 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show and world’s largest telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth meeting.

  • The Business of Telemedicine: Understanding Different Delivery Models and Exploring their Regulatory Implications - New Hot-Topic Series
    Feb 25, 2015
    In this four-part webinar series, co-sponsored by the ATA Institutional Council and ATA Business and Finance Special Interest Group, telemedicine industry leaders will explore the business cases for various telemedicine care delivery models. The experts will also tackle the critical legal and regulatory topics in the industry including reimbursement and state regulatory issues such as licensure, practice guidelines, and electronic prescribing.

  • 36 States Introduce 100 Telemedicine Related Bills
    Feb 25, 2015
    It’s only February, but telehealth is clearly a priority to state lawmakers. One hundred telemedicine-related bills have been introduced to define telehealth and telemedicine, redefine licensed provider practice standards, remove artificial barriers or improve coverage and payment options.

  • ATA and Jones Day to Host Telemedicine Investor and Strategic Summit, Seeking Eligible Emerging Companies
    Feb 17, 2015
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and the law firm of Jones Day are pleased to co-host the third annual Telemedicine Investor and Strategic Summit on Monday, May 4, 2015, in Los Angeles. Held in conjunction with the ATA 2015 Annual Meeting and Trade Show, the summit will provide educational panels from industry experts, structured networking, and strategic collaboration opportunities for emerging telemedicine, telehealth, and mHealth companies and established private equity companies, venture investors, and strategic partners.


  • Apr

    Webinar: “Show Me the Money”—Information on the Increasing Reimbursement and Payment Options Available for Telemedicine Services

    Apr 02 - Apr 02 2015
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  • Apr

    ATA Latin American & Caribbean Chapter Meeting - Medellin, Colombia

    Apr 09 - Apr 11 2015
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  • Apr

    Webinar: Navigating a Fragmented Puzzle—An Overview of the Latest State Regulatory Actions, Policy Issues, & Quality Assurance for Telemedicine

    Apr 14 - Apr 14 2015
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  • May

    ATA 2015 - Los Angeles

    May 02 - May 05 2015
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Physicians and Clinicians

Increase your reach as a healthcare professional, improve quality, increase access and lower costs—for both your practice and patients. ATA has resources to learn and responsibly practice telemedicine.


Academic research is critical for telemedicine’s growth and is an ATA imperative. ATA hosts the leading peer-reviewed conference on telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth, and other activities that promote outcomes and best-practices research.

Healthcare Administrators

Integrating telemedicine into your institution increases clinical outreach and market share, improves patient satisfaction, cuts service costs and lowers readmissions. ATA helps you find the ROI and value of telemedicine and connects you with experts.

Corporate Product & Service Providers

ATA is both a medical society and a trade association, working with all stakeholders to drive the global deployment of telemedicine. ATA provides proven marketing opportunities, connecting buyers and sellers.


Telemedicine is the future of healthcare and understanding the fundamentals of telehealth will be required for future clinicians. ATA offers educational opportunities to stay up-to-date and prepare for a future in telemedicine.

Health IT & Engineers

For patients, “meaningful use” of health IT means telemedicine. Building patient-centered IT systems is crucial for the development of modern healthcare. ATA provides a forum for engineers and clinicians to work together to build systems responsive to both patient and provider needs.

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