The American Telemedicine Association announced the winners of its annual awards honoring individuals and organizations that have contributed to the advancement of telemedicine.
ATA names telemed award winners
Winners of the ATA President's Award for the Advancement of Telemedicine were Dena Puskin, senior adviser for health IT and telehealth policy at the HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration; the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock; and co-winners Dr. Michael Abramoff, associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Iowa Health Care and Hubble Telemedical of Nashville.
In addition, Alice Borrelli, director of global health and workforce policy at Intel Corp., won the ATA Industry Council Award.
"Telemedicine represents the future of quality healthcare, and our award winners are the people and companies who have helped make this future possible,” said Dr. Dale Alverson, president of the Washington-based ATA, in a news release. Alverson is the medical director of the University of New Mexico's Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research and a professor of pediatrics at the university's medical school.
The awards will be presented at the ATA's annual meeting May 1-3 in Tampa, Fla.
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