Call: ATA 2012: American Telemedicine Association Meeting & Exposition

ATA 2012: American Telemedicine Association 2012 Meeting & Exposition

Call for Presentation Now Open
Participate in the biggest telehealth event of the year!

April 29 – May 1, 2012 / San Jose, CA

Abstracts accepted thru September 15, 2011

Recognized throughout the world as the primary forum for the telemedicine industry, the ATA 2012 program meets the changing needs of professionals who utilize telehealth technologies. Whether you are a novice or expert, the ATA 2012 offers a revitalized approach to presenting and learning about telemedicine.  Submit an abstract before September 15, 2011 to participate in the biggest telehealth event of the year!

Program Focus Areas

Abstracts that focus on the following five focus areas are of particular interest for the ATA 2012 program. However, high quality abstracts on any topic relating to telemedicine, telehealth, mHealth and remote medical technologies that do not fall into one of these high priority categories will also be considered.

Business, Finance & Economics

  • Positive ROI and sustainable business plans for telehealth services
  • How to develop public-private business ventures
  • Securing and managing reimbursement for remote health services
  • Economic considerations for outsourcing clinical services

Model Programs & Best Practices

  • Best practices to ensure quality of care, reduced costs and/or improved access
  • Model approaches to incorporate remote clinical specialties
  • Integrating telehealth into existing healthcare systems
  • Telemedicine in private practices
  • Exceptional telehealth program design, implementation, training, support, etc.

Scientific Research, Outcomes & Evidence

  • Research findings from completed studies which follow rigorous scientific methodology and include data with critical findings in the field of telemedicine

Innovative Telehealth Applications

  • New patient care applications or service delivery models
  • Identifying and deploying the latest telehealth technology
  • Integrating HIT and telemedicine
  • Preparing for future health trends and emerging technologies

Public Policy

  • Strategies for removing regulatory and legislative barriers to telemedicine
  • State-level policy innovations for telehealth
  • Tactics for expanding and sustaining policy support for telehealth
  • Visions for a telehealth-enabled national health system
  • Innovative payment mechanisms for telemedicine

6th Annual Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium
Coordinated by the American Telemedicine Association and UC Davis Health System
The Colloquium, focusing on the specific needs and opportunities for telemedicine with pediatric patients, will be held in conjunction with ATA 2012. Submit your pediatric-related abstract through the ATA 2012 submission process to be considered for the colloquium.

For full guidelines and to submit an abstract, visit

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