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AcuteCare Telemedicine and the American Telemedicine Association Team Up in Austin Texas

American Telemedicine Association (ATA) held their 18th Annual International Meeting and Trade Show On May 5-7 in Austin, Texas.  More than 6000 healthcare professionals and entrepreneurs in the telemedicine, telehealth and mhealth industries attended the premier forum on telemedical technology and health care services.

This year’s event offered more than 500 educational presentations and 300 exhibitors including AcuteCare Telemedicine (ACT), a leading practice-based Neurology provider of Telemedicine services. A day long video, a technical demonstration with GPT and InTouch and information on ACT telemedicine services was presented at the AcuteCare booth. ACT representatives sought out potential business opportunities throughout the conference with other vendors and service providers from markets in Mississippi, Arkansas, Florida and Latin America

Dr. Keith A. Sanders, from ACT, attended the “Telemedicine Venture Fair”, which featured industry experts from the Venture Capital community who shared their expertise and advice on strategic partnerships and venture financing with attending Telemedicine start-ups.  In addition, fellow ACT members attended multiple educational and business development presentations on neurology telemedicine. Speakers from UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA focused the discussions on topics concerning return on investment and business sustainability models.

During the three day event, The American Telemedicine Association named the winners of its prestigious annual awards and announced the election of two new members to the ATA College of Fellows. The winners of the 2013 ATA Awards represent the true innovators and best-of-the-best in our field,” said Stewart Ferguson, PhD, President of the American Telemedicine Association. “These individuals and organizations have proven that telemedicine is an invaluable tool in saving lives and improving healthcare, both here in the United States and around the world.  We are honored to recognize their great accomplishments.”

The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource which advocates promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies.  The diverse membership works to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems in order to improve quality, equity and the affordability of healthcare to millions of people around the world.


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