American Telemedicine Association
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership, works to fully integrate telemedicine into transformed healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world.
ATA Pediatric Special Interest Group
Within the ATA there is a cadre of experts on pediatric telehealth care. They conduct an annual Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium and work on various ATA practice guidelines of relevance to child health providers. They have a HUB for disseminating meeting notices, legislative updates, and sharing problems and solutions.
Center for Connected Health Policy
The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to maximize telehealth's ability to improve health outcomes, care delivery, and cost effectiveness.
CCHP Maintains a panoramic view of telehealth care across the nation, telehealth legislation and regulations, and telehealth bills analyses.
Center for Telehealth and E-Health Law
CTeL enjoys a national reputation as one of the prominent organizations in the field of telehealth and e-health related issues. It is an excellent source of information on legal and regulatory telehealth organization - providing vital support to the community on topics such as: physician and nurse licensure; credentialing and privileging; Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; and private insurance payment policies.
CTeL holds summit meetings on burning issues in telehealth care, provides a weekly email newsletter, and hosts webinars on key telehealth topics. (Many of the webinars are free!)
National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center
The National Telehealth Technology Assessment Resource Center purpose is to create better-informed consumers of telehealth technology. By offering a variety of services in the area of technology assessment, the TTAC (pronounced "tea-tac") is the place for answers to questions about selecting appropriate technologies for your telehealth program.
It provides archived webinars, tool kits, user reviews and innovations watch.
Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs)
Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, which is part of the Office of Rural Health Policy. Nationally, there are a total of 14 TRCs which include 12 Regional Centers, all with different strengths and regional expertise, and 2 National Centers which focus on areas of technology assessment and telehealth policy.
Regional Telehealth Centers
- California Telehealth Resource Center (serves all of California)
- Great Plains Telehealth Resource Center and Assistance Center (serving North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Nebraska)
- Heartland Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma)
- Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, Pennsylvania & Washington DC)
- NorthEast Telehealth Resource Center (Serving New England (Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Connecticut) and New York (partial))
- Northwest Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming and Alaska)
- Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Hawaií and Pacific Basin)
- South Central Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee)
- Southeast Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida)
- Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada)
- TexLa Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Texas and Louisiana)
- Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center (Serving Indiana, Illinois, Michigan and Ohio)
Telephone Care Organizations