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Access all clinical standards and 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


ATA China 2014

Oct. 28-30, Tianjin, China - Discover how telemedicine is creating new opportunities around the world. Learn More

ATA 2014 conference recordings from Baltimore are now available in the ATA Learning Center!
See each state's telemedicine report card in these two critical state policy reports on coverage & reimbursement, physician practices & standards.
October 28-30, 2014 in Tianjin, China - Discover the how telemedicine is creating new opportunities in one of the world’s most dynamic economies.
May 3-5, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA – SAVE THE DATE for ATA's next annual meeting, the year’s most important telemedicine conference and trade show.
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.


  • Learn from Experts on How to Reduce Costs, Improve Quality & Expand Access in Chronic Care Management - All from Your Desk!
    Oct 09, 2014
    Did you miss the ATA Fall Forum last month? Now you too can hear from thought leaders from the world's most respected institutions who tackled topics like hospital readmissions, public policy, emerging technologies, building sustainable telehealth networks and utilizing big data, and telemedicine opportunities in China. Video recordings from all sessions at the ATA Fall Forum are available for purchase on the ATA Learning Center.

  • State Legislators Receive ATA’s Telemedicine Grades, Offer Bills Aimed at Improvement
    Oct 07, 2014
    Around the country, state law and policymakers have been responding to ATA’s recently released gaps reports that graded each state on their telemedicine policies. In addition to their state’s respective grades, many lawmakers have expressed interest in specific issues concerning coverage and reimbursement, privacy and security, and licensure portability. State lawmakers at the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislatures Executive Meeting were presented with the gaps reports last week.

  • Apple’s New Health Products are Major Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare
    Sep 09, 2014
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) recognizes Apple's new technology including its Health app, HealthKit and Apple Watch as major disruptive innovations in healthcare. The new products demonstrate how advanced telecommunications can be used to transform the delivery of health services by allowing consumers to seamlessly monitor their own health and fitness information, and ultimately share the data with their health providers.

  • States Graded on Telemedicine Policy
    Sep 08, 2014
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today released two critical state policy reports which identify gaps in coverage and reimbursement, and in physician practice standards and licensure. These first-of-their-kind reports identify and compare state policies on a report card, assigning each state grades ranging from A-to-F based on telemedicine reimbursement and physician practice standards.

  • ATA 2015: Participate in the Future, a Call for Presentations
    Sep 05, 2014
    ATA 2015 is the world’s largest meeting and trade show focused on the use of telecommunications in healthcare. This is your opportunity to share critical research findings, innovations, and best practices before thousands of leaders in healthcare, technology and public policy from around the world. Submit a presentation before the Sept. 17 deadline.

  • 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!


  • Oct

    ATA China 2014

    Oct 28 - Oct 30 2014
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  • Nov

    This Month in Telemedicine - Free Videocast

    Nov 18 - Nov 18 2014
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  • Dec

    This Month in Telemedicine - The Year Ahead

    Dec 16 - Dec 16 2014
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