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Washington, DC – August 7, 2017 – After 24 years as the Chief Executive Officer of the American Telemedicine Association, Jon Linkous is stepping down. “Jon was integral in the formation of the ATA ...
Secretary David Shulkin and VA Continue to Champion Telehealth with White House Demonstration Washington, DC – August 3, 2017 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has long recognized the ...
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is seeking presentations for the scientific program at ATA 2018, the association's Annual Conference and Tradeshow focused exclusively on telemedicine, telehealth ...
ATA’s New Forum will Convene Healthcare Industry Leaders on the Cutting Edge of Telemedicine Policy, Practice, and Advocacy WASHINGTON – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) will host ...
ATA recently launched a task force spearheaded by ATA President Dr. Peter Yellowlees. The task force focuses on the following goals: • Encouraging ATA members to use “green” outcomes as part of their ...
This week, ATA held an interview and conversation with ATA Board President Dr. Peter Yellowlees conducted by ATA CEO Jonathan Linkous. During the discussion, Dr. Yellowlees discussed his involvement ...
ATA's Student Paper Award recognizes graduate students, medical students, residents, and/or postdoctoral fellows who demonstrate excellence in telehealth-related studies and coursework.  ...
The Texas legislature approved SB 1107, which removes existing clinical practice barriers for licensed telemedicine providers. The Governor is expected to sign the legislation.  The bill does the following: ...
This week the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scored an important piece of telehealth legislation, the CHRONIC Care Act (S. 870), and concluded that the bill would not increase or decrease Medicare ...
On February 6, 2017, the American Telemedicine Association Training Program Accreditation Committee voted to award accreditation for a Certificate in Telehealth offered by Thomas Jefferson University ...
American Telemedicine Association Announces New Officers and Members of Association Board of Directors WASHINGTON – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) elected Peter Yellowlees, MD, MBBS, ...
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is thrilled to announce the ATA 2017 President’s Awards recipients, comprised of organizations and individuals who have stretched the boundaries of telehealth ...
The Santana Telehealth Project was honored with the 2017 ATA Humanitarian Award. The project was recognized during ATA 2017: Telehealth 2.0 — the American Telemedicine Association’s annual conference, ...
Avera eCARE™ announces the opening of a new telemedicine hub in San Antonio, Texas. Avera eCARE, based in Sioux Falls, S.D., is the most robust telemedicine network in the world offering comprehensive ...
Abstract: Health systems are increasingly using virtual care technology to meet patient demand for convenience and as part of a patient acquisition strategy. Historically, there has been limited evidence ...
In their latest final rule , the Department of Health and Human Services will defer network adequacy evaluations to states.  States with the capacity and resources to assess the network adequacy of ...
AGNES Interactive Version 6.0 Delivers Third-Party Software-Based Video Conferencing Support with Vidyo Integration; Compiled Patient Assessment Reports; Universal EMR Integration; and Enhanced System ...
American Telemedicine Association Practice Guidelines for Telestroke and Child and Adolescent Telemental Health Now Available Online WASHINGTON – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today ...
More than 83 Percent of Executives Surveyed Plan to Invest in Telehealth this Year WASHINGTON The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today released findings from their 2017 Telemedicine ...
Many women who have undergone breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy can receive postoperative follow-up via telemedicine, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery . At the Women's ...