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Webinar: Nurse Licensure Compacts: License Portability Patient Safety

Correction:  The correct date is Monday, August 17th.   Thanks. Please join The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) Brown Bag Webinar on Monday, August 17, 2015 from 12:00 noon EDT – 1:00 pm EDT on The New Nurse Licensure Compacts: License Portability and Patient Safety in Interstate Practice. CTeL is pleased […]

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Don’t Mess with Texas

Texas is engaged in a lawsuit with a large direct-to-consumer (DTC) telehealth company. Hear from the Texas Medical Board why and how the Lone Star state medical officials have chosen to define their state’s standard of quality telemedicine with this suit. Be at the The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) […]

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Governor Gives Attorney General Oversight of State Medical Board

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin recently issued an executive order directing the state attorney general’s office to review all proposed actions of state regulatory boards. “The attorney general’s office already provides legal counsel to most state boards and commissions, but the executive order will formalize the process of reviewing board actions that could have anti-competitive ramifications,” […]

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Nation’s Largest Employers Overwhelmingly Embrace Telehealth

Why are Fortune 500 companies opting to provide their employee health benefits using telehelath programs? Hear the reasons why during CTeL Fall Summit session – Telemedicine – The Overwhelming Choice of the Fortune 500. What factors are leading US employers evaluating, and how are they weighting those factors?  Who are CEOs and HR executives in […]

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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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CTeL Fall Summit From Washington to Wall Street

Learn – Engage – Connect EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN to reserve your seat at the table for the fall Summit.  You must register by August 1 to receive the $1,800 per-attendee discount rate – after August 1 the regular fee is $2,750. An 815-page study published this year estimates the 2014 worldwide telemedicine, telehealth, […]

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State AGs Urge Congress to Not Preempt State Data Breach Laws

In a letter to congressional leaders forty-seven state attorneys general (AGs) argue their position that any federal data breach legislation to protect against breach of personal data, including protected-health-information, and provide for breach notification should not interfere with, nor supersede, state law. The AGs contend that “… any additional protections afforded consumers by a federal […]

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CTeL Executive Telehealth Summit Fall 2015 Registration

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) Summit.  You must register by August 1 to receive the $1,800 per-attendee discount rate – after August 1 the regular fee is $2,750. NEW for […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Telemedicine

In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) makes recommendations on the use of telemedicine in children’s health care, and the expected and potential impact that telemedicine will have on pediatric physicians’ efforts to improve access and physician workforce shortages. “The Use of Telemedicine to Address Access and Physician Workforce Shortage,” is […]

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