ACEP’s Emergency Telemedicine Section is a resource center that provides the tools necessary to integrate the best application of telemedicine into current systems, while supporting the health care reform tenants of access, quality, and cost.
By Neal Sikka, MD, FACEP, Sara Paradise, MSIV, Michael Shu, MSII, George Washington University School of Medicine
This paper will give an overview of the definition of telehealth, its history, current technology, practical uses, cost and reimbursement, quality improvement measures integrated with telehealth, as well as potential risks and opportunities to its use.
Read the entire primer here.
Chair - Hartmut Gross, MD, FACEP Chair-elect - Edward A. Shaheen, MD, FACEP Newsletter Editor - Adam Ash, DO, FACEPWebsite Editor - Robert J. Wagner, MD, FACEPImmediate Past Chair - Robert Galli, MD, FACEPCouncillor - Hartmut Gross, MD, FACEP Alternate Councillor - Alexander Chiu, MD, MBABoard Liaison - Alison J. Haddock, MD, FACEPStaff Liaisons - Brad Gruehn
Emergency Telemedicine Section members may send an e-mail to all members of this section via the section e-list at firstname.lastname@example.org.