American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

By Bernie Monegain 10:52 pm May 07, 2013
Nationwide Children's Hospital, in Columbus, Ohio, will expand healthcare access to more children via four HealthSpot Station units in and around the city. HealthSpot announced the pilot at the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting this week in Austin, Texas.
By Chris Anderson 05:37 am May 07, 2013
When it comes to paying for new procedures or new ways of delivering care, private insurers often keep their eyes on payment policies from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. If CMS begins compensation for a service, the private payers will likely follow.
By Mike Miliard 06:48 pm May 06, 2013
Jeffrey O. Henley, chairman of the Oracle Corporation, offered a technologist's perspective on the opportunities of reshaping healthcare in his Monday morning keynote at the American Telemedicine Association's 18th Annual International Meeting & Trade Show.
By Yulun Wang 06:35 pm May 06, 2013
The need to provide high-quality healthcare to everyone while reducing costs has reached a crisis level, where it's a major focus of the highest government offices. More and more politicians and healthcare leaders are realizing that telemedicine is clearly a cornerstone of the solution. This is tangibly seen by the increasing number of healthcare...
By Eric Wicklund 07:47 pm May 05, 2013
The power and potential of global telemedicine was put on display Sunday afternoon at the American Telemedicine Association's International Telemedicine Forum.
By Eric Wicklund 10:24 am May 02, 2013
The American Telemedicine Association will convene its 18th annual International Meeting and Trade Show this weekend in Austin, Texas, with an agenda that places an increasing emphasis on sustainability and with keynote speakers that reflect how broad and diverse the industry is.
By Eric Wicklund 01:25 pm May 01, 2013
For the first time ever, Karen Rheuban, MD, won't be attending the American Telemedicine Association's International Meeting & Trade Show. But she has a good reason.
By Eric Wicklund 07:06 am March 29, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries in almost 100 counties across the United States and its territories will be losing coverage for telehealth services because they no longer live in federally designated rural areas. As a result of the 2010 Census, 97 counties in 36 states and territories are being redefined as metropolitan, rather...
By Erin McCann 10:56 am March 21, 2013
A telemedicine bill aimed at expanding remote patient monitoring technology in rural and underserved communities was re-introduced in the Senate this week, making it the fifth time the bill has been proposed since 2005.
By Erin McCann 10:48 am February 04, 2013
Already this year, some 13 states, plus the District of Columbia, have introduced legislation that would further expand the usage and reimbursement of telemedicine services.

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