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Despite Widespread Support, Some Oppose VA Telehealth Rule

Since the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued its proposed rule on telehealth, which would permit all VA physicians to treat patients via telehealth across state lines, regardless of where they’re licensed, the agency has received widespread praise—from provider groups to health IT advocates, among others. But the rule is not without its detractors. As Fierce […]

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Remembering a Leader in the World of Telehealth

The CTeL team was devastated to learn of the sudden death this past week of Mario Gutierrez. A true leader in the world of telehealth, Mr. Gutierrez was at the time of his death serving as the executive director of the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) in California. Throughout his long career, he was […]

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California Telehealth Legislation Signed by Governor Brown

Signed into law on October 7th by Governor Jerry Brown, California Assembly Bill AB 415, “The Telehealth Advancement Act of 2011,” will make it easier for healthcare providers to use telehealth in the treatment of patients, especially in underserved areas of the state. Sponsored by Assemblyman Dan Logue (R-Linda) in concert with the California State […]

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