National Organizations and Resources
American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
National membership organization’s web site includes information on meetings & education, standards & guidelines, and public policy
Telemedicine Information Exchange (TIE)
Comprehensive resource for telemedicine – news, articles, programs, meetings, etc.
Center for Telemedicine and e-Health Law
Information and webinars on telemedicine issues and public policy
Telehealth Leadership Institute
Advocacy group for telehealth. Hosts annual conference on telehealth issues.
Northwest Region Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC)
Consortium of telehealth programs from Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands. Web site has information, resources and access to expert staff and colleagues for getting started in telehealth.
Four Corners Telehealth Consortium
Consortium of telehealth programs from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah
Federal Funding Programs
Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), HRSA, DHHS
Telemedicine network grants; getting started guides; links to other telehealth resources
USDA Telecommunications – Distance Learning & Telemedicine Grant Program
Grants focus on equipment for rural sites for telemedicine and distance learning
Universal Service Administrative Company Rural Health Care Division (USAC-RHCD)
Telecommunications discounts for eligible rural health care facilities
For searchable postings of all federal grant opportunities