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Telemedicine Resources On The Internet

Sources of Telemedicine Information on the World Wide Web

Because telemedicine is a developing field, many of the legal issues regarding telemedicine are

undeveloped. As courts and legislatures attempt to tackle these issues, experts will want to stay informed of these developments. Fortunately, there are a number of useful World Wide Web sites that address telemedicine and the attendant legal issues. Some of the most useful and informative sites are:

 US Government Resources

Federal Telemedicine Gateway

Office for the Advancement of Telehealth

US Department of Health & Human Services

Telemedicine-Related Activities Report

US Food and Drug Administration

Telemedicine Report to Congress, January 31, 1997

US Department of Commerce and Department of Health & Human Services

US Department of Defense Telemedicine


Telemedicine Associations

American Telemedicine Association – atawiki – contains an abundance of telemedicine services in Wiki format.

American Medical Informatics Association

American Telemedicine Association

MedWeb Plus: Telemedicine (1999).


Telemedicine Publications

Telehealth Magazine

Telemedicine Information Exchange

Telemedicine Today,

Telemedicine and Telehealth Networks,

Indian Health Service

Telemedicine Links,

Telemedicine Information Exchange,

United States Department of Commerce and United States Department of Health and Human Services (1997).

State Telemedicine Programs and Resources

East Carolina University School of Medicine’s Telemedicine Page

Emergency Medicine and Primary Care Home Page

MedWeb: Telemedicine Emory University


Telemedicine Links John Mitchell & Associates Includes links to telemedicine networks, telemedicine projects, telemedicine organizations, telematics, telemedicine journals, books, articles, bibliographies, terminology.

Rural Alabama Health Alliance Telemedicine

University of Iowa’s Virtual Hospital

University of Kansas Telemedicine

University of Vermont Telemedicine

Health Information Tennessee

Other Useful Links


Healthcare on the Internet Index/Abstract

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Sig Med Pulse, ASIS Medical Informatics Newsletter

Telemedicine Report to Congress, January 31, 1997,

United States Food and Drug Administration (1997).

Telemedicine-Related Activities Report,

United States Government (1998)

The Federal Telemedicine Gateway,

Online Telemedicine Resource Links

Telemedicine Resources • Http:// (OAT)

• (Am. Telemedicine Assn.)


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