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American Telemedicine Association - ATA

Organization URL(s)

info@americantelemed.org
www.americantelemed.org

Other Contact Information

1100 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 540
Washington, DC 20036
202-223-3333 (Voice)
202-223-2787 (FAX)

Description

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) is a non-profit association promoting greater access to medical care via telecommunications technology. Established in 1993, ATA promotes professional, ethical and equitable improvement in health care deliver through the application of telecommunications technology. The association implements these objectives by: promoting telemedical research and education; assisting in the development of telemedical policy and standards; educating government and industry leaders about telemedicine as an essential element in the delivery of modern medical care; providing educational materials to public and professional organizations; interacting with healthcare systems world-wide; serving as a clearinghouse for telemedical information and services; and supporting local health care system initiatives in telemedicine, especially in medically underserved areas.

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Review Date

Monday, Feb 09, 2009