ATA Contests New State Telemedicine Guidelines

The American Telemedicine Association has serious concerns with new guidelines for state medical boards on regulation of telemedicine technologies.

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Comments (2)
So far, this is the best coverage I've seen of the FSMB Policy Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine in the Practice of Medicine.
Posted by Roger D | Wednesday, May 07 2014 at 5:45PM ET
Is it not significant that the leading sponsor on this page is Verizon. The guidlines from the FSMB were well considered and can be modified in the future to account for technological advances. The motivation is patient safety. States can modify these recommendations depending on geography, population and provider access. The military has done just that for those factors. For the FSMB and its member Boards it is about patient safety not profit. Lance A. Talmage, M.D. Ohio State Medical Board
Posted by Lance T | Tuesday, May 13 2014 at 10:32AM ET
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