American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

By 10:17 am January 06, 2012
Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, has shared seven market trends that will shape telemedicine and telehealth in the immediate future. These trends represent major changes from the existing norm, creating new challenges and opportunities for the industry, he says.
By 10:53 am December 28, 2011
The American Telemedicine Association has developed a legislative proposal to expand the use of telemedicine for Medicaid enrollees with high-risk pregnancies and neonatal care needs. The ATA says it could save Medicare $186 million over the next 10 years.
By 02:26 pm November 02, 2011
Three organizations are receiving grants of up to $1 million apiece to help expand the nation’s network of telehealth resource centers.
By 04:11 pm September 30, 2011
Alaska’s telehealth program is marching forward on the back of a device affectionately known as the “turtle.”
By 09:59 am September 29, 2011
It’s not about the technology. One would think, given the struggles of telemedicine programs to gain a foothold in the healthcare landscape, that advocates would point first to the tools and gadgets that help connect doctors and their patients in different locations.
By 09:34 am September 14, 2011
Armed with grants of almost $1 million, the three new centers, based in Maine, Virginia and Indiana, will join a network of nine other telehealth resource centers across the nation in offering resources and education to telehealth and telemedicine projects and programs.
By 10:46 am September 09, 2011
A recent report from insurance giant UnitedHealth concludes that rural Americans face an increasing need for quality healthcare at a time when access is proving difficult – and it points to telehealth as a possible solution.
By 09:21 am August 23, 2011
Sony's MD2GO telemedicine station, which made its debut earlier this year at the HIMSS and ATA conferences, is now being offered to radiologists as a means of improving communications within the hospital – as well as beyond the hospital's walls.
By 09:46 am August 05, 2011
The government's meaningful use guidelines for healthcare reform have caught the attention of mobile health and telemedicine advocates, who say their programs are right in line with efforts to adopt IT to improve healthcare delivery.
By 09:31 am July 26, 2011
The FDA's draft guidelines on the regulation of mobile medical apps are drawing comments from all corners of the industry – with many expecting a continuing and robust debate.

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