(uskings.us) The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is the United States’s largest association dedicated to telehealth. The conference brings together the best and brightest minds in the industry from medical researchers and academics, practicing telehealth clinicians, software platforms, and digital health companies.
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA), established in 1993, is a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology (alternatively referred to as telemedicine, telehealth or eHealth). Membership in the American Telemedicine Association is open to individuals, companies, and other healthcare and technology organizations.
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource and advocate promoting access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology. The American Telemedicine Association seeks to bring together diverse groups from traditional medicine, academic medical centers, technology and telecommunications companies, e-health, medical societies, government and others to overcome barriers to the advancement of telemedicine through the professional, ethical, and equitable improvement in health care delivery. The American Telemedicine Association is governed by a board of directors elected by the American Telemedicine Association’s membership.
The American Telemedicine Association implements its objectives by:
Educating government about telemedicine as an essential component in the delivery of modern medical care.
Serving as a clearinghouse for telemedical information and services.
Fostering networking and collaboration among interests in medicine and technology.
Promoting research and education including the sponsorship of scientific educational meetings and theTelemedicine and e-Health Journal.
Spearheading the development of appropriate clinical and industry policies and standards.
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