â€śTelemedicine is a significant and rapidly growing component of healthcare in the United States. There are currently about 200 telemedicine networks, with 3,500 service sites in the US. Over half of all U.S. hospitals now use some form of telemedicine.
Online PR News – 10-April-2013 – San Diego, California – April 9, 2013- Dr. Marlene Maheu, Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., is excited to announce affiliation with the American Telemedicine Association. The TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. is the leading online telemental health training institute; the American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. Bring these two organizations together will provide professionals comprehensive access to the leaders in the telehealth field.
Health professionals have an obligation to stay abreast with all the legal and ethical aspects of using remote technologies. Reliable sources of information and resources are difficult to puzzle out in our increasingly â€śonlineâ€ť world. Dr. Maheu is the Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, the leading online telemental health training institute, devoted exclusively to delivering CEU and CME professional training to telepsychiatry, telepsychology, online counseling, online therapy and coaching.
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource and advocate promoting access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology. ATA seeks to bring together diverse groups from traditional medicine, academic medical centers, technology and telecommunications companies, e-health, medical societies, government and others to overcome barriers to the advancement of telemedicine through the professional, ethical and equitable improvement in health care delivery. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information visit: www.americantelemed.org.
Contact: Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D., Executive Director, TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org