ATA Announces New Class of Fellows Inductees

25th Annual American Telemedicine Association (Virtual) Conference and Expo, Tuesdays/Thursdays in June

WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE 1, 2021 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the newest class of Fellows inductees, announced during ATA2021 Annual Conference and Expo. Now in its 25th year, ATA2021 is the world’s largest telehealth innovation event.

“I am delighted these very accomplished leaders are joining the College. Their efforts over the years have contributed in many ways to the growth of our field and this organization. Congratulations on this achievement,” said Charles Doarn, Chair, ATA College of Fellows. Election into the ATA College of Fellows recognizes individuals and organizations for their significant achievements in telehealth, service to the general telehealth community, and service to the ATA:

Joel E. Barthelemy, Founder and CEO, GlobalMed

John Glaser, PhD, former Senior VP, Population Health, Cerner Corporation, Immediate Past President, ATA

Deanna Larson, CEO, Avera eCARE

Tania Malik, JD, Former COO, Center for Digital Health, Optum

“We are deeply honored to recognize such extraordinary leaders and innovators in telehealth and virtual care, each of whom remains unwavering in their commitment and dedication to advancing telehealth and our work at the ATA,” said Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, the ATA. “We are inspired by our members as we continue to focus on creating the policies and regulatory guidance, market conditions and education needed to further advance the adoption of telehealth for all. Congratulations to the 2021 Class of Fellows, who join a distinguished and accomplished group.”


Telehealth: Enabling Flexible, Inclusive and Contemporary Care Delivery

This year’s theme, Telehealth: Enabling Flexible, Inclusive and Contemporary Care Delivery, builds upon the lessons learned during the COVID-19 public health emergency, identifies the challenges and opportunities of today’s new realities, and convenes the individuals, organizations and decision-makers needed to cement the gains made to establish telehealth as a care modality in a modernized healthcare system.


GENERAL REGISTRATION: For more information or to register, please visit the ATA2021 website for details and easy online registration.


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About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the American Telemedicine Association is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and appropriate care when and where they need it, enabling the system to do more good for more people. The ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of leading healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, technology solution providers and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances, working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models. @americantelemed #telehealthishealth #ATApolicy