American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

By Eric Wicklund 08:45 am July 15, 2011
The American Telemedicine Association has issued a letter sharply criticizing the Federal Communications Commission for its inaction on a number of telehealth-related issues, including the National Broadband Plan.
By Mike Miliard 02:17 pm June 02, 2011
PhoneMyDoctor, a Louisiana-based telephony firm, debuted its flagship product in May at the American Telemedicine Association's annual conference and expo.
By Mike Miliard 01:21 pm June 02, 2011
"Historically, telehealth hasn't received the attention that it's deserved from the federal government," says Neal Neuberger, executive director of the Institute for e-Health Policy and president of Health Tech Strategies. A case in point is the government's meaningful use program.
By Eric Wicklund 01:03 pm June 02, 2011
To the healthcare executives who attended the American Telemedicine Association’s 2011 conference last month, the sight of a 3-year-old adopted Chinese orphan playing on stage was enough to prove the value of their pursuits.
By Mike Miliard 11:17 am May 04, 2011
"Historically, telehealth hasn't received the attention that it's deserved from the federal government," says Neal Neuberger, executive director of the Institute for e-Health Policy and president of Health Tech Strategies. A case in point is the government's meaningful use program.
By Healthcare IT News 10:02 am May 03, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule Monday on telemedicine credentialing and privileging that aims to not only make the process less cumbersome for small hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) in rural areas, but also to provide more timely care.
By Mike Miliard 10:22 am May 02, 2011
The emerging patient-centered medical home (PCMH) approach to primary care is talked about a lot these days – but that doesn't mean everyone is necessarily eager to jump in head first. At the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting, one project manager shared his tips for spurring adoption.
By Mike Miliard 07:55 pm May 01, 2011
At the ATA 2011 opening plenary Sunday afternoon, American Telemedicine Association President Dale Alverson, MD, gave a powerful opening speech that emphasized how a "perfect storm" of factors has set the stage for fundamental transformation of care healthcare delivery. "This is a time for telemedicine," he said.
By Eric Wicklund 06:23 pm May 01, 2011
The broad reach of telemedicine was put on full display during Sunday's 2011 International Telemedicine Forum.
By Healthcare IT News 10:23 am April 26, 2011
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to use its authority to waive what the ATA calls the "restriction-riddled" Medicare telemedicine statute for the new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).

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