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Q & A on Telehealth Marketing with Legal Expert Joe McMenamin

On November 17, attendees of the Fall 2016 CTeL Telehealth Summit will focus on an important emerging issue for the telehealth community: the potential risks and liability posed by telehealth marketing. Joining the panel will be telehealth legal expert Joe McMenamin, MD, JD, a physician-attorney whose law practice and consultancy concentrate on and benefit from […]

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CTeL Summit: Q & A with Medical Malpractice Expert Larry Hansard

It goes without saying: All telehealth providers need to ensure that their malpractice insurance will provide adequate protection in the unlikely event of a medical malpractice claim. On November 17, attendees at the Fall 2016 CTeL Executive Telehealth Summit will take a close look at how malpractice carriers view and cover telemedicine in a session […]

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CTeL Fall Summit: Medical Malpractice Carriers’ Views of Telemedicine

Attendees at the CTeL Fall 2016 Telehealth Summit will not want to miss the panel on malpractice carriers’ views of telemedicine on November 17. You’ll hear from medical malpractice insurance experts like Larry W. Hansard, Regional Managing Director – Health Care Practice for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Mr. Hansard is a 30-year veteran of […]

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Small Number of Docs Account for Large Share of Malpractice Claims

A relatively small number of doctors are responsible for a disproportionate percentage of paid malpractice claims, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. Certain specialities report the highest number of paid malpractice claims, including orthopedic, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, obstetrician-gynecologist, and general surgery. Physicians in these specialities had twice the risk of recurrence compared with […]

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Luncheon Theater Mock Telemedicine Expert Witness Examination at Trial

The CTeL Executive Telehealth Fall Summit presents an exclusive look into the future of telemedicine in the courtroom. Dr. Joe McMenamin, physician and practicing healthcare attorney, takes the stage with other attorneys and physician colleagues, to present a first-ever mock witness examination to explore possible professional liability risk for telemedicine practitioners. Be in the CTeL […]

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Malpractice Carrier View of Telemedicine CTeL Fall Summit

Malpractice insurance is a hefty expense for all providers regardless of size of practice or system. Where else can you hear directly from the source about which factors insurance companies are weighing to set rates for the upcoming years? Nowhere else but the 2015 CTeL Fall Summit, held November 12-13, in Washington, DC! Tim Bone, […]

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The Program Line Up! CTeL Executive Telehealth Fall Summit 2015

The 2015 CTeL Executive Telehealth Fall Summit on November 12-13 in Washington, DC is packed full of unique topics hosted by dynamic and substantive speakers. So, how did we get such an awesome line-up and agenda? We asked the industry for a big favor—create CTeL’s Summit AGENDA. And, you know what, you did, and here […]

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Questions to Ask Your Telemedicine Malpractice Carrier

We often receive questions at The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) on the legal and regulatory issues impacting telemedicine. We recently received a question asking for suggestions on what questions a practitioner should ask a malpractice insurer when making a decision on whether a liability insurance plan will cover the […]

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CTeL Fall 2015 Summit-Mock Telemedicine Trial

Learn – Engage – Connect EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN to reserve your seat at the table for the fall Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) Executive Telehealth Fall Summit. You must register by August 1st to receive the $1,800 per-attendee discount rate – after August 1 the regular fee is […]

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CTeL On Air — the PBS News Hour, July 13, 2015

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) was called upon by the Public Broadcasting System for expertise about telemedicine for a recent PBS News Hour report As News Hour reporter Hari Sreenivasan explains, telemedicine is beginning to transform the way we experience the medical system. Video conferencing technology can now connect […]

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