Telehealth Awareness Week 2021 News & Blog

Telehealth Awareness Week news and blogs are resources for people who are interested in telehealth awareness.

Responding to Crisis in an Age of Modern Technology: The Future is Now


Technology has transformed our lives in ways unthinkable from only a generation ago. Mobile phones and applications coupled with high-speed internet has given way to a new kind of globalization in which information can be shared instantaneously anywhere and everywhere.

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eVisit Celebrates Telehealth Awareness Week Recognizing Customer Success


The first-ever Telehealth Awareness Week is due to launch in 10 days, the week of Sept. 19. The official week is being dedicated by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) to convene a diverse coalition of stakeholders to advance telehealth as a quality care option for all Americans. The ATA team is hosting events and offering resources to highlight the value of telehealth in care delivery.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association to Support Telehealth Awareness Week 2021 as an Endorsing Partner


NEW YORK, NY – September 15, 2021 – The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) today announced its support for the inaugural Telehealth Awareness Week presented by the American Telemedicine Association as an official Endorsing Partner. 

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Let's Talk Interactive Celebrates Telehealth Awareness Week with Announcement of Newest Board Member


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Let's Talk Interactive (LTI), a leader in customizable telehealth solutions and provider of HIPAA-compliant telemedicine software and hardware solutions, is recognizing Telehealth Awareness Week with the announcement of its newest board member, Dr. J. Mack Slaughter, MD.

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EarlySense Announces Sponsorship of First-ever Telehealth Awareness Week


WOBURN, Mass. – September 9, 2021 –As telehealth continues to gain traction in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, EarlySense®, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions across the care continuum, today announced its sponsorship of the inaugural Telehealth Awareness Week, presented by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA).

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Frost & Sullivan Evaluates Growth Possibilities for Hospital at Home Care Delivery Model


SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Aug. 19, 2021 – After more than a decade as a niche offering, hospital-level care at home—some of it offered digitally—is rising, boosted by hospitals seeking to relieve overcrowding during the pandemic, changing patient preference, and insurers interested in lowering healthcare costs. Implementation roadblocks, including patient selection, care management and discharge for home care, will present new challenges and opportunities for a diverse hospital at home (HaH) player ecosystem.

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American Telemedicine Association Announces Schedule of Events for Inaugural Telehealth Awareness Week


WASHINGTON, DC, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the schedule of events for Telehealth Awareness Week (September 19-25) featuring expert perspectives on the growing acceptance and value of telehealth from thought leaders across healthcare.

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American Telemedicine Association Announces Official Partners of First-Ever Telehealth Awareness Week 2021


WASHINGTON, DC, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the Endorsing Partners and Sponsors supporting the inaugural Telehealth Awareness Week, a diverse coalition of healthcare organizations, telehealth service providers, patient advocacy groups and other stakeholders committed to supporting the advancement of telehealth. Telehealth Awareness Week is taking place September 19-25.

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American Telemedicine Association Announces 65 Policy Champions Supporting First-Ever Telehealth Awareness Week 2021


WASHINGTON, DC, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced that 65 members of Congress, representing 34 states have signed on as Policy Champions of the inaugural Telehealth Awareness Week

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American Telemedicine Association Announces Plans for First Annual Telehealth Awareness Week - September 19-25, 2021


WASHINGTON, DC, APRIL 1, 2021 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced that it will convene leaders in telehealth service delivery, hospital systems and medical practices, technology solution providers, patient advocacy organizations, policymakers and other stakeholders during the first-annual Telehealth Awareness Week, September 19-25, 2021.

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As telehealth use drops, experts seek help securing its future


Data from FAIR Health, a nonprofit organization that provides information on health care coverage and insurance, indicate that telehealth use may be dropping after skyrocketing in 2020.

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ATA_StackedLogo_150x150 Offers Key Takeaways on What We Have Learned about Telemedicine from the Pandemic 


Merck Manuals, a comprehensive online medical reference, has updated its section on “Making the Most of a Healthcare Visit” with a timely discussion about using telemedicine in advance of the first annual Telehealth Awareness Week.

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Clinically Based Policy Decisions: In-Person Requirements for Telehealth Create Unnecessary 


By this time last year, telehealth had become a household word. From March 2020 to June 2020, 30% of all outpatient care was delivered via telehealth, versus 0.8% in 2019. Today, telehealth is becoming a standard tool in care delivery as health care clinicians strike an appropriate balance of in-person and virtual care. Moving forward, we expect telehealth to account for 20% to 30% of care delivery.

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