Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 17, 2012
The American Telemedicine Association is producing a free monthly videocast series, providing news and public policy updates on issues impacting the use and deployment of telemedicine including remote clinical services, mHealth and online consultations. The series, “This Month in Telemedicine,” puts special attention on innovative state-level developments and payment mechanisms, which can serve as models for the telemedicine at the national and international level. The variable format includes presentations and interviews, as well as live question and answer sessions with the audience.
“With so much happening in the field of telemedicine and mHealth, it’s hard to separate the meaningful from the hype. ATA is launching this videocast series to provide context for the news and offer some perspective on what is truly moving the industry forward,” said Jonathan Linkous, CEO of the American Telemedicine Association. “We have made this a free videocast, open to ATA members and non-members alike, as part of our organization’s mission to promote the full global deployment of telemedicine technologies and services.”
Upcoming dates for the “This Month in Telemedicine” videocast are:
Future dates will be announced shortly. Access information and additional content is available at http://www.americantelemed.org.
“This Month in Telemedicine” is funded, in part, through a grant from the Human Resources and Services Administration, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, visit http://www.americantelemed.org.
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