5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

Enzyme Health

Last week, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) held its annual conference in New Orleans. An asynchronous medical assessment is a recent advancement to traditional telemedicine. It is not “good” in person vs “bad” telemedicine.

CNBC: Why TeleMedicine is a Bust

mHealth Insight

A fascinating article on “Why telemedicine has been such a bust so far” by Christina Farr. The first thing that should be obvious about why TeleMedicine is a bust can be seen at a glance. There is no doubt that mHealth has enabled us to evolve from TeleMedicine/Telecare.

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Why telemedicine and remote patient monitoring demand will skyrocket in 2019


If you were to ask someone on the street what they consider the most impactful digital health innovation over the last five years, there’s a good chance their response would be, “telemedicine”. Oddly, even with its place in the general public’s lexicon, telemedicine utilization is still rather low. While video visits are only one aspect of telemedicine, these numbers make it clear that the technology still has not reached the point of mass adoption and use.

My Favorite Myths About Telemedicine


Last year I asked the ATA staff to come up with a list of the top myths about telemedicine. Anyway, here are a few of the most popular myths, in no particular order, and a brief explanation why the statement is a myth: Telemedicine is a new, emerging field. This has been repeated in a number of articles and blogs by newcomers to telemedicine who haven’t heard of it before and, thus, believe it must be new. Broadband is important but not for every telemedicine application.

The Future of Digital Health – Views from Inside the Industry

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Matt McCormick with Forefront Telecare tells us that his organization is able to provide a variety of psychiatry services not offered elsewhere because of digital technology.

Is Alexa About to Become a Doctor’s Assistant?

Lloyd Price

Telecare/telemedicine on mobile devices will be used to keep patients healthy in their homes instead of requiring in-person visits, time-consuming commutes and expensive parking.