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AMD Global Telemedicine Announces Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Platform for Healthcare Providers OnDemand Visit telehealth platform allows healthcare organizations to expand their service offerings and engage patients in a convenient way Chelmsford, MA, April 17, 2018– – AMD Global Telemedicine Inc.   (AMD), the pioneer of clinical Telemedicine Encounter Management Solutions (TEMS) ®, announces the development of   OnDemand Visit,   a direct-to-consumer telehealth platform. OnDemand Visit allows healthcare organizations to expand their service offerings and engage patients in a convenient way. OnDemand Visit is a platform ...
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Oakland, CA,  April 12, 2018 - Dictum Health – innovators in telehealth's Virtual Exam Room (VER) technology that supports patients across the continuum of care – announced today that North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue (NHEMS/R) has added the Dictum Health telehealth solution to their Community Paramedicine/Mobile Integrated Health (CP/MIH) program.  Through the expansion of this program, NHEMS/R expects to collect more complete, timely data on frequent users of emergency medical services using Dictum Health's VER-MEDIC telehealth system, and to reduce avoidable hospital visits. The VER-MEDIC will be used for  scheduled health checks on known high-risk, ...
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Oakland, CA,  April 5, 2018 - Dictum Health – innovators in telehealth's Virtual Exam Room (VER) technology that supports patients across the continuum of care – announced today the launch and early results from a pilot program for pediatric patients using Dictum Health's telehealth system with Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.  CHoR has a very active pediatric surgery center that draws patients of all ages – neonate to adolescent – from across central Virginia. Patients and their parents are trained to use Dictum Health's IDM100 Medical Tablet in the hospital and return home with the tablet to conduct follow up consults ...
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UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center sponsors Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium Medical experts, researchers address innovations and updates in pediatric heart disease (SACRAMENTO, Calif.)  — The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its second annual  Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium . The symposium will take place April 14, 2018, at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, 2425 Stockton Blvd. in Sacramento, from 7:50 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. The event is hosted by the Pediatric Heart Center at   UC Davis Children’s Hospital   and the   UC Davis Office of Continuing Medical Education ...
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  AT&T Connectivity Powers Dictum Health’s Virtual Exam Room IoT Technology Enables the Care Continuum – From Hospital to ReHab to Home   LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2018 — Dictum Health, innovators in clinical end-to-end telehealth systems, chose AT&T * to provide mobile connectivity for its Virtual Exam Room (VER) product line, providing clinical care almost anytime and anywhere.    Here is what Dictum Health has to say regarding its VER solutions:   Bring specialists to patients in remote/rural clinics. Provide healthcare in the field - even in disaster relief conditions. Facilitates patient monitoring, care, and recovery from ...
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Certification Further Enhances Patient Safety; Data Sharing and Interoperability PURCHASE, NY, Feb. 26, 2018 -- HIMSS Booth #3860 - Teladoc, Inc . (NYSE:TDOC) the world’s largest and most trusted provider of virtual care delivery services, announced today that it has been certified as a trusted partner of Surescripts,® the nation’s leading health information network. With this certification Teladoc expands its e-prescribing relationship with the organization, enabling Teladoc physicians to access the Surescripts Medication History and Eligibility & Formulary services. Real-time medication history validation and prescription benefit access at the time ...
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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, February 13, 2018 - Haitians welcomed Dictum Health's Virtual Exam Room (VER) technology that enabled rural villagers and children to receive much-needed clinical care last month. The mobile clinic was organized by Remote Health Solutions and Global Education Philanthropists (GEP) in collaboration with Haitian American Caucus.  Dr. Jonathan Baugh, Chief Medical Officer and Founding Partner at Remote Health Solutions, traveled alongside GEP volunteers to Haiti with the VER-MEDIC telehealth case to conduct medical exams. In three days, the mobile clinic supported 120-125 infant, child, and adult patients at the schools Haitian American ...
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New Executive Part of Association’s Strategic Plan to Boost Awareness and Accessibility of Telehealth Services Nationwide    Arlington, VA – February 14, 2018 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) announced today that Ann Mond Johnson will assume leadership as CEO beginning March 5, 2018.  ATA is the leading, global member-based group uniquely focused on telemedicine, with a network of more than 10,000 industry leaders and healthcare organizations throughout the world. As CEO, Johnson will lead efforts to build ATA’s strategic partnerships and alliances that ensure that consumers – patients, employees, members and others – across the United ...
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CHRONIC Care Act, Part of Newly-Enacted Bipartisan Funding Bill, Will Vastly Speed Diagnosis and Improve Care for Seniors WASHINGTON, D.C., February 9, 2018.  President Trump this morning signed into law a funding bill that includes the entirety of the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act.  Originally introduced by Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Mark Warner (D-VA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA), with significant input from ATA and its members, the new law will expand telehealth coverage for accountable care organizations (ACOs), improve flexibility for telehealth use under Medicare Advantage ...
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Expert Panel Urges Expanded Use of Telehealth and Telemedicine to Ensure Access to Vital Services VA Telemedicine Expansion Expected to Accelerate Private-Sector Adoption of Telehealth   Washington, DC, February 1, 2018.  A study released by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, despite concluding that the VA provides mental health care of comparable or superior quality to that provided in private and non-VA public sectors, found that fully half of all post-9/11 veterans needing mental health services do not receive any treatment.  Commissioned by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2014 in the wake of a national uproar ...
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New Standards Developed in Collaboration with the American Telemedicine Association Annapolis, MD / PR Web / January 25, 2018 – ClearHealth Quality Institute TM (CHQI) announces the release of the draft standards for its new Telemedicine Accreditation Program. After six months of weekly meetings, the CHQI Telemedicine Standards Committee has completed a comprehensive set of draft standards to assess the quality and effectiveness of telemedicine programs offered by a wide array of organizations. In May 2017, CHQI entered into a strategic partnership with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) to take over and update the ATA’s pioneering accreditation ...
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Teladoc members benefit from having a single point-of-entry for answers to a wide range of medical needs Purchase, NY, January 9, 2018   –  Teladoc, Inc.   (NYSE:TDOC), the world’s largest and most trusted provider of virtual care delivery services, announced today the commercial availability of its integrated mobile app experience. Members can now benefit from a single, patient-centered point of access to answers for a wide array of medical needs, as the app combines the high frequency care services traditionally provided by Teladoc, along with the expert specialty medical and second opinion services of Best Doctors. Following the successful limited ...
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Nominations for the ATA College of Fellows are now being accepted via the online submission site through February 15, 2018. Don’t miss this opportunity to become a member of a distinguished group of your peers who represent the telemedicine industry.  ATA members may be elected to the College of Fellows in recognition of their significant contributions to the field of telemedicine and service to ATA. A minimum of eight years as an ATA member is required. Members who are selected to join the ATA College of Fellows Class of 2018, will be recognized during the Awards Program on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at the Field Museum of Chicago. Interested applicants can ...
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We are excited to announce that we have moved our office from Washington, DC to a larger, more efficient space in Arlington, VA. Arlington is home to numerous non-profits and associations similar to ATA that have moved from DC and recognize the cost efficiencies and added workspace Arlington offers. The move is effective today, January 11, 2018. ATA’s new address is: 901 N Glebe Road, Suite 850 Arlington, VA 22203 The company's main phone number is now 703
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PURCHASE, NY, January 8, 2018  —  Teladoc, Inc.  (NYSE: TDOC), today announced certain preliminary unaudited 2017 results and financial outlook for 2018. “For Teladoc, 2017 marked a landmark year as we redefined the virtual care delivery landscape with our acquisition of Best Doctors,” said Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer of Teladoc. “Through rapid integration, Teladoc has brought to market innovation that gives members a single point of access for a wide array of medical needs. We are seeing a tremendous reception from both clients and prospects to this unique, comprehensive solution.” “Building on our strong momentum in all segments ...
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A monograph with key findings derived from ATA's EDGE 2017 event, held last October 2-4, 2017, is now available for download .  The primary goal of EDGE 2017 was to foster insightful discussions and networking among healthcare disruptors and change agents , and to discover new ways to think about ongoing and emerging  challenges . All attendees participated in learning labs and discussions, providing insights, as well as, actionable and practical tools for advancing the telemedicine profession, influencing key policy and regulatory changes, amplifying our collective voice, and improving care and delivery for patients. ATA would like ...
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The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) will begin accepting nominations for its 2018 College of Fellows on Monday, January 15, 2018. The ATA College of Fellows is a distinguished class of members in the telemedicine industry who have been selected by their peers as deserving recognition for exemplary contributions to the profession. This honor is bestowed on a select group of individuals who have made significant contributions to the ATA over an extended period. Induction into the College of Fellows is a testament to the individual’s contribution to the ATA and in recognition of significant achievements in the field of telemedicine and telehealth, and service ...
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The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has announced the educational program for its ATA18 Annual Conference & Expo . The ATA18 Annual Conference & Expo will be held April 29-May 1, 2018 in Chicago at the McCormick Place Convention Center. The conference provides a platform for you and others in the telemedicine community – who are working hard to improve the quality, convenience, and affordability of healthcare – to share thoughts and experiences in ATA18’s learning environment.  ATA18 also offers interested providers and professionals a first-hand understanding of the current state of this exciting, thriving  and rapidly-growing healthcare ...
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Last week, the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality rules that have been in place since 2015, ending regulations that prohibited internet providers from blocking or slowing web content. There has been a robust debate on both sides of this important issue, with many contending that any changes to net neutrality will unnecessarily harm consumers and stifle innovation. Others maintain that it will be business-as-usual, and this change in policy will not affect the open internet millions of us have grown accustomed to.   The truth is, nobody knows what the future will hold in the post-net neutrality world.     Regardless of the FCC’s action last week, ATA has long ...
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The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has announced the speaker line-up for its ATA18 Annual Conference & Expo. The ATA18 Annual Conference & Expo will be held April 29-May 1, 2018 in Chicago at the McCormick Place Convention Center. With the theme Working Together to Design the Future of Healthcare, the conference will address all aspects of the telemedicine profession, providing healthcare providers, hospital systems, telehealth service providers, and insurers with innovative insights and best practices on how to build stronger, more effective telemedicine strategies to better serve patients and improve healthcare delivery. The conference’s ...
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