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By Eric Wicklund 10:04 am January 30, 2013
While their colleagues in Washington are starting to take interest in the promises of digital health, lawmakers in several states are forging ahead with their own legislative ideas. According to the American Telemedicine Association, seven states and the District of Columbia have seen bills introduced in the past four weeks that address coverage...
By Erin McCann 12:00 am January 30, 2013
A new House bill introduced on Dec. 30 that would expand telehealth services in Medicare and Medicaid programs has garnered the support of the American Telemedicine Association.
By Eric Wicklund 09:42 am January 10, 2013
Sensors attached to the body that monitor vital signs. Mobile robots that can diagnose patients anywhere from the hospital to the clinic to the battlefield. Virtual reality simulators that help treat war veterans suffering from PTSD and others with psychological issues.
By Erin McCann 10:53 am January 03, 2013
A new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that, if passed, would expand telehealth services in Medicare and Medicaid programs has garnered the support of The American Telemedicine Association.
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By Diana Manos 12:00 am January 01, 2013
Telehealth used to be something few people knew about, or understood. Today, it is fast taking its place as a major aspect of healthcare, according to experts at the National eHealth Collaborative's Technology Crossroads Conference in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 27.
By Bernie Monegain 10:32 am December 11, 2012
The American Telemedicine Association is working with three minority legislative caucuses to educate lawmakers and introduce model legislation for telehealth and mobile health in statehouses around the country.
By Diana Manos 09:42 am November 28, 2012
Telehealth used to be something few people knew about, or understood. Today, it is fast taking its place as a major aspect of healthcare, according to experts at the National eHealth Collaborative's Technology Crossroads Conference in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 27.
By Healthcare IT News 08:58 am August 03, 2012
Wolfgang Ward enlisted with the United States Marine Corps fresh from high school in 2001. The September 11 attacks occurred while he was at boot camp. Within two years, he was deployed to Northern Iraq.
By Eric Wicklund 09:32 am July 17, 2012
A bipartisan group of more than a dozen House members have sponsored a bill, the Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support (VETS) Act, that would enable providers affiliated with the Department of Veterans Affairs to deliver telemedicine services across state lines.
By Patty Enrado 02:08 pm June 12, 2012
The telemedicine and health IT camps need to overcome their traditional way of operating in silos and develop partnerships to make a significant impact on improving the quality of care in the healthcare system.

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