TeleHealth News

 
 

April 12, 2018

 
 

THE VOICE OF TELEHEALTH IN NM

 
 

Reza Ghadimi
See you in Chicago?

We are just three weeks away from the ATA18, the American Telemedicine Association's annual meeting in Chicago. This year's meeting is going to be of special interest and importance in that much has changed at ATA's leadership and control. We will be seeing and meeting many new faces. Although they have all been carefully and judicially selected and are highly qualified and passionate, they are still new and need our guidance and input as to the direction this organization is going. So it behooves us to make our concerns heard.
ATA was developed to provide the means and knowledge of taking quality healthcare to the needy parts of our country and the world. That vision and mission needs to be maintained in our future planning. Although new technologies are needed to achieve our task, they should be tools used in the process of our delivery system not dictate it.
One area that has suffered greatly in the confusion of changes, is the international group. With all the discords, calamities, natural disasters, epidemics and pandemics, the world is experiencing, Telehealth, Telemedicine, and Tele-education should be on the front lines bringing hope and relief to the affected.
If you have decided not to attend this meeting, please reconsider. This meeting may decide the future direction for some of ATA's groups and your voices need to be heard. If you have registered and are attending, please plan to contribute to the many questions and requests that will be made by the organizers and leadership. 
 
On the international front, there is a meeting of the International Group scheduled for Tuesday, May 1st from 9:30 to 11:00 AM at the McCormick Place, room E353C. If you are in anyway interested or connected to any international healthcare activity, consider attending this meeting and running for office. It will be especially important for our young members to get involved. This is a new world, a new century with many technological changes that the youth are more apt to understand and use. Please be that person and help us bring hope to the many needed areas of our planet. See you in Chicago!

Meeting of ATA International Group
Tuesday, May 1st
9:30-11:00 AM
Room E353C, McCormick Place.

 
 

In the News:

Con Alma 2018 Grant Cycles Now Open    
 
NM Dept of Health
Conference on School and Adolescent Health
April 18-19, Albuquerque Convention Center
 
2018 NCHN Annual Conference 
April 17-19, Atlanta, GA
 
Annual Rural Health Conference
May 8-11, 2018 - New Orleans, LA
 
Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere  
UN WHO
 
Early, aggressive action can prevent spread of 
Antibiotic Resistance Bacteria

CDC

Delaying epilepsy onset could 
reduce impact on development
 
Horizon
 
The hidden healing power of sugar   
BBC
 
2018’s Best & Worst States for Doctors   
WalletHub
 
 

For more information checkout our website.
        

 
 

Of Interest:

Complaint
A poem by William Carlos Williams MD
 
They call me and I go.
It is a frozen road
past midnight, a dust
of snow caught
in the rigid wheel tracks.
The door opens.
I smile, enter and
shake off the cold.
Here is a great woman
on her side in the bed.
She is sick,
perhaps vomiting,
perhaps laboring
to give birth to
a tenth child. Joy! Joy!
Night is a room
darkened for lovers,
through the jalousies the sun
has sent one golden needle!
I pick the hair from her eyes
and watch her misery
with compassion.


 
 

How can TeleHealth help your Practice:



 
 
Come to Chicago and
learn how to make a
difference in the world
through Telehealth.








 
 

Our Sponsors



 
 

Useful links:

American Telemedicine Association
Assoc. of Clinicians for the Underserved
Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine
Con Alma Health Foundation
Directory of State Medical Boards
Federation of State Medical Boards
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
NIH
National Rural Health Association
New Mexico Broadband Program
New Mexico Department of Health
New Mexico First
NM Health Resources
NM legislature
Upcoming NM Legislative meetings
NM Medical Board
NM Rural Hospital Network
UNM Center for Telehealth
UNM HSC
UNM Project ECHO
World Health Organization (WHO)
  

 
 

The New Mexico TeleHealth Alliance is a 501(c)3 non profit organization.  
The Alliance meets on the second Thursday of every month.  
NOTICE - NM TeleHealth Alliance Website is being redesigned and improved. 
New Mexico TeleHealth Alliance is a member of American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
This email was sent to you because of your involvement in healthcare in New Mexico.
For information regarding this newsletter contact Reza Ghadimi at ghadiminm@gmail.com 
To unsubscribe please reply to this e-mail and type unsubscribe in the subject line.

 

 

Let us know how NMTHA can help your organization

Forgot password? We can help!

By signing up, you agree with our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy