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February 10, 2017  5:00 PM

Telemedicine parity laws are on the rise, but restrictions impede use

Tayla Holman Tayla Holman Profile: Tayla Holman
ATA, Telemedicine

While more than half of the country has enacted telemedicine parity laws, restrictions on the types of telemedicine technology that are covered by health insurance often prevent patients from being able to use remote services, according to the American Telemedicine Association...

March 30, 2016  3:58 PM

Telemedicine gaining acceptance

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
ATA, Telemedicine, telemedicine reimbursement

Telemedicine is moving steadily from the margins of healthcare to the mainstream, according to a new industry survey. Nearly two-thirds of the 390 clinicians and healthcare executives who participated in the

May 6, 2015  3:24 PM

Positive buzz at ATA show

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
ATA, Telemedicine

LOS ANGELES -- The American Telemedicine Association's (ATA) annual meeting and trade show came barely a month after the raucous, sprawling health IT industry-wide must-attend...

May 29, 2013  4:38 PM

Telemedicine reimbursement transcending party politics in some states

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ATA, medicaid, Telemedicine, telemedicine reimbursement

AUSTIN, Texas -- In attending the American Telemedicine Association's State Telemedicine Policy Summit that took place after the group's annual meeting ended, a few...

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

May 18, 2011  11:42 AM

CHIME could get its way with CMS on ACO rule

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
accountable care organization, ACO, ATA, CHIME, CMS, EHR implementation, HIE, medicaid, medicare, PQRI, Telemedicine

Whether you agree with the health IT CIOs comprising the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) or not, you've got to give them props for not holding back in their comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the agency's proposed accountable...

May 4, 2011  2:04 PM

Hospital leader who advocated telestroke services ends up a patient

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ATA, telehealth, Telemedicine, telestroke

TAMPA, FL -- The moment was a bit corny, along the lines of one of those "reveals" at the end of a TV reality show, enough so that Fox News sent a video crew to the American Telemedicine Association's 2011 Annual meeting...

April 29, 2011  10:27 AM

ATA: Continuing to limit telehealth services a barrier to ACO model

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
accountable care organizations, ATA, telehealth services, Telemedicine

As researchers, physicians and vendors gear up for the American Telemedicine Association's ATA 2011International Meeting & Exposition, the organization is making it quite clear that, for accountable...

March 9, 2011  10:00 AM

Telemedicine at crossroads as CMS mulls final rule

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
ATA, Cisco, CMS, Joint Commission, Telemedicine, telemedicine services, telemedicine technology

This year SearchHealthIT will be attending the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting in Tampa. One of the reasons we're looking forward to it is because of the story: Telemedicine technology is...

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