Standards and guidelines development in the american telemedicine association

Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Nina Antoniotti, Anne Burdick

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The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) was established in 1993 to promote access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology. The ATA Standards and Guidelines Committee has been charged by the Board of Directors with identifying, overseeing, and assisting work groups to develop individual standards and guidelines for specific technical, clinical and administrative areas. This chapter will review the mission of the ATA Standards and Guidelines Committee, the process by which standards and guidelines documents are produced, and report on its progress to date in providing the telehealth community with standards and guidelines for the practicing medicine at a distance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationE-Health Systems Quality and Reliability
Subtitle of host publicationModels and Standards
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781616928438
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Health Professions


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