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  • American Telemedicine Association Issues Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology
    Aug 28, 2014
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has released a new set of practice guidelines addressing clinical applications for telepathology. Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology provides recommendations on specific applications, practices, benefits, limitations, and regulatory issues that may arise in the practice of telepathology. The guidelines will help shape a major component of 21st century healthcare. Various market estimates have valued the market for digital pathology and telepathology at over $2 billion globally.

  • ATA 2014 China Convenes Leading Healthcare Executives from Across the Globe
    Aug 26, 2014
    ATA will co-host the first telemedicine technology exhibition at the Binhai International Convention and Exhibition Center in Tianjin, China, outside of Beijing, Oct. 28-30, 2014. Over 4,000 attendees and 150 exhibitors are expected to attend this inaugural event. Read more to review the program highlights!

  • New Jersey Legislator Introduces Telemedicine Parity Bills
    Aug 19, 2014
    Legislative movement for telemedicine bills has been a little slow this election year, but that has not lessened lawmakers’ attempts to move the issue forward. So far this year, 16 states have introduced telemedicine parity legislation including New Jersey which introduced bills permitting coverage for private insurance, Medicaid (FFS and managed care), and state employee health plans.

  • Multi-Billion Dollar Market Using Technology for Chronic Care Highlighted at Palm Desert, California Forum
    Aug 13, 2014
    An upcoming forum will identify ways telecommunications technology will soon help solve a rapidly growing problem overwhelming healthcare. Key stakeholders from throughout the U.S. will gather Sept. 6-9, 2014, in Palm Desert, Calif., to showcase validated, proven approaches to reduce costs, improve quality and expand access for the nation’s 130 million patients suffering from chronic illnesses.

  • Indiana Medicaid Proposes New Telemedicine Rules
    Aug 08, 2014
    Indiana Medicaid has released new proposed rules to implement the telemedicine law enacted last year. Among the proposals, the agency would establish reimbursement methodology for home remote patient monitoring, allow reimbursement from telemedicine providers such as FQHCs, RHCs, CMHCs, and CAHs, and adjust, but not fully remove, the mileage requirements as a condition of payment.

  • ATA Applauds Bill on Medicare Telemedicine Improvements
    Aug 01, 2014
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) lauds Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Gregg Harper (R-MS), and Peter Welch (D-VT), for their latest actions to introduce H.R. 5380, the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, which improves telemedicine coverage in Medicare.

  • ATA Applauds Senators’ Push for Federal Telemedicine Improvements
    Jul 30, 2014
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced its appreciation to U.S. Sens. Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) for their efforts to push for improvements in telemedicine coverage under Medicare, Medicaid and Federal Communications Commission programs.


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    This Month in Telemedicine

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    Iberoamerican Congress of Telehealth and Telemedicine and VII ATALACC Regional Meeting

    Oct 16 - Oct 18 2014
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    ATA China 2014

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