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October 13, 2015  1:21 PM

Remote care for veterans across states the objective of new telemedicine bill

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
american telemedicine association, Telemedicine, telemedicine services, VA

Two U.S. senators introduced a bill into Congress that could simplify and expand the practice of telemedicine for the benefit of American veterans. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Mazie Hirono (D- Hawaii) and eight other senators

June 4, 2015  1:40 PM

In Texas, regulators dig in on the other side of telemedicine

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
american telemedicine association, Telemedicine, telemedicine services

Telemedicine can and will do a lot of good when it comes to improving patient care and saving money. But lawmakers in Texas are pushing back, making it more difficult for telemedicine technology companies to provide their...


March 27, 2013  12:01 PM

Rat’s nest of state telemedicine credentialing laws holding back care

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
american telemedicine association, Telemedicine, telemedicine services

In interviewing a CIO at a major Florida pediatric hospital last week who has launched an amazing telemedicine project -- story to come, soon -- it was striking to see the international reach of his practitioners: they treat patients in Europe, the Caribbean, Central America, soon to be expanding...


May 2, 2012  10:40 AM

Alaska telehealth access to specialists beats Boston in-person

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
american telemedicine association, telehealth, telehealth services, Telemedicine, telemedicine technology

SAN JOSE, CA – Incoming American Telemedicine Association president and CIO of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Stewart Ferguson is a health IT stalwart. Previously, he oversaw the Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network (AFHCAN), Alaska’s largest telehealth project, which comprises...


April 25, 2012  12:08 PM

ATA: Burning issues chase telemedicine providers

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ACO, american telemedicine association, ATA

Last year, SearchHealthIT covered its first American Telemedicine Association (ATA) meeting, after running into telemedicine pioneer and


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