Healthcare’s Biggest Issues to Be Tackled at ATA Conference

TAMPA, FL — Get ready to sample the future of healthcare.

That’s the message being delivered to an anticipated 4,000 attendees of the American Telemedicine Association’s 16th Annual International Meeting and Exposition, being held May 1-3 in Tampa.

ATA 2011 kicks off with a number of pre-conference meetings and workshops on Saturday and early Sunday, then officially opens at 3 p.m. Sunday with the welcome reception, opening plenary and opening reception in the Exhibit Hall.

Dale Alverson, MD, the ATA’s president, says telemedicine will play a prominent role in the nation’s healthcare debate, through the development of accountable care organizations and the patient-centered medical home. He expects the conference to tackle a number of issues affecting this fast-growing segment  Continue reading