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The Importance of Video Conferencing in Healthcare was the Focus of the Annual Telemedicine Association Meeting

May 5, 2009 - 0 Comments

medical_laptop_imageIn spite of worldwide economic challenges, the 14th Annual American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting held its largest event ever on April 26-28 in Las Vegas. Almost 3,000 attendees from over 40 countries and approximately 200 exhibitors convened to discuss trends and the growing importance of telemedicine.

Buzz abounded about the Obama Administration’s proposed “stimulus” package and new policies around telemedicine and electronic healthcare records. Additionally, a growing belief that video conferencing and telemedicine are staged to have significant impact on healthcare delivery – not only in the U.S., but around the world. – was evidenced by the proliferation of video across the event.

Hear more from Joe D’Iorio, TANDBERG’s healthcare market manager as he discusses video conferencing and hot topics at the American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting.

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