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November 10, 2020
Now that the election has been called in favor of now President-elect Joe Biden, the medical community has poured out offering congratulations, suggestions and predictions. The bulk of the organizations are towing a nonpartisan line, pledging to work with the new administration, but remaining shy of political backing.
One such organization is the American Telemedicine Association....
April 9, 2019
Smart glasses company Vuzix and telemedicine technology supplier VSee have teamed up to create a smart glasses offering for telemedicine, the two companies announced today ahead of the American Telemedicine Association conference.
The product will be a HIPAA-compliant software offering for Vuzix's M300XL and Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses, with potential applications for first responders, telesurgery ...
May 1, 2018
Despite the fact that the Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest healthcare system in the country, for a lot of veterans coming into to a clinic is difficult. It would be impossible for a clinic to be in every veteran's neighborhood — that’s where telemedicine comes in.
At the American Telemedicine Association conference in Chicago, clinicians came together to discuss how video-to-home...
April 30, 2018
Correction: A former version of this article incorrectly stated that "Telemedicine School-Based Health Centers" is an organzation. This has since been removed along with any guidlines listed as part of it.
When it’s the flu season, the line at the school nurse’s office is usually backed up to the door. As telemedicine continues to reduce the burden on clinics and other healthcare settings, more...
March 22, 2018
Go to any healthcare conference and a speaker is bound to mention a new use of artificial intelligence. Now, as the technology becomes more and more mainstream, a pair of industry experts are creating a new organization that seeks to legitimize and promote AI and other cutting edge technologies in healthcare.
Founder and former CEO of the American Telemedicine Association Jonathan Linkous and...
August 30, 2017
Outcome Health, which equips providers with screens displaying educational content, has added its first chief engineering officer to its ranks. Nandini Ramani, who most recently served as VP of Engineering at Twitter, will assume the post.
"Healthcare is an industry close to my heart and Outcome Health's impact on society is tangible and meaningful," Ramani said in a statement. "In addition to...
August 8, 2017
Jonathan Linkous, who has led the American Telemedicine Association as CEO for 24 years, has abruptly stepped down, with the ATA citing "personal reasons" and no statement so far from Linkous himself.
“Jon was integral in the formation of the ATA and the telehealth industry,” Dr. Peter Yellowlee, ATA’s current board president, said in a statement. “We thank Jon for his many years of service and...
June 22, 2017
What does telemedicine have to do with climate change?
That’s what the American Telemedicine Association is setting out to discover with a new task force, announced this week on the organization’s blog.
ATA is recruiting now for a two-year task force with four stated goals. First, the group will devise green outcomes that can be measured as part of how members routinely measure the outcome of...
April 10, 2017
While there may be considerable variation in telemedicine policies and reimbursement models from state to state, standards in some specialized types of telemedicine should be consistent, according to new practice guidelines from the American Telemedicine Association.
The ATA released guidelines based on clinical and empirical research that outline educational basics and operational references for...
May 18, 2016
Aliso Viego, California-based Sentrian's remote patient monitoring program has been in a pilot with COPD patients at Anthem subsidiary CareMore for about six months, Sentrian founder and Chief Medical Officer Jack Kriendler told attendees at the American Telemedicine Association conference in Minneapolis this week. The results are encouraging.
[Ed note: To learn more about CareMore's remote...