ATA Latin-American & Caribbean Chapter (ATALACC)



The American Telemedicine Association Latin-American & Caribbean Chapter (ATALACC) is comprised of professionals from Latin-American and Caribbean countries that are committed to the development and application of telemedicine and medical informatics. ATALACC also seeks to provide a forum for the sharing of information and resources in order to educate and promote telemedicine initiatives in this region.













Leadership


Humberto Alves, MD, PhD
Chair

Associate Professor
Federal University of Minas Gerais

Belo Horizonte, Brazil



José Fernando Florez-Arango, MD, MS, PhD
Vice Chair

Research Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
Founder and CEO
Informatica & Salud SAS

Bryan, TX and Evigado, Antioquia, Columbia



Maria Carolina Nelson, MPH
Secretary

CEO
Telesalud Internacional

Miranda Area, Venezuela



Xavier Urtubey, MD, MBA
Immediate Past Chair

CEO
AccuHealth Group

Santiago, Chile






The mission of the ATALACC is:

  • The application of telemedicine and medical informatics solutions in different political, economic, and social systems in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • The dissemination of these solutions within the respective health care systems.
  • The education and promotion of telemedicine and medical informatics solutions within the region.
  • The building of resource capacity for telemedicine and medical informatics solutions in the respective countries.