American Board of Telehealth
The American Board of Telehealth develops certification and educational curriculum to help advance the careers and professional development of physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, health care administration, information technology, legal/policy advocates and organizations. New certifications are added regularly to help with the growing needs of telemedicine.
Our goal is to weave telemedicine into the fabric of health care delivery across the country as a vital tool in promoting access to quality care no matter where the facility is located.
If you belong to an organization, we have special course rates available for you. Please contact us to learn more.
What We Do
The American Board of Telehealth is promoting a strategic vision for the advancement in telehealth education.
- Offer education opportunities aimed at standardizing and validating the knowledge and skills needed to meet demand for remote services while maintaining excellent patient care.
- Oversight and strategic vision of the advancement in telehealth education by a founding and advisory board made up of highly regarded experts in telehealth.
- Create a community of gold-standard telehealth education and resources through collaboration with important stakeholders in telehealth.
We’ve gone from almost no telehealth services to engaging with our patients routinely through telehealth. And, everything is changing so fast we need to know that we’re doing it right. Thankfully, ABT’s Telehealth Certificate Program will provide the right education at the right time so we can focus on caring for our patients.
Christina Durbin, Spectrum Health
I am very impressed with ABT’s Telehealth Certificate Program’s timely, relevant, and applicable curriculum. It’s very professional, offers CME for our physicians, and is clearly based in real-world expertise.
James T. McElligott, MD, MSCR, Medical Director for Center for Telehealth Medical University of South Carolina
Our patients count on us to protect patient privacy, bill accurately, and provide the highest quality of care. Our goal is to deliver the same value of healthcare to our patients through telehealth as we do in person. ABT’s Telehealth Certificate Program – with its curriculum validated through Harvard’s Medical Physician Faculty Group – provides the highly-credible, comprehensive, and relevant information our clinicians today to provide healthcare from a distance.
Cari Hollis, LPN, CIR, CTC, Director of Telehealth Access & Engagement for LifePoint Health
Our providers are focused on providing high quality care through telemedicine and are relying on us to help navigate the rapidly changing landscape and keep best practices accessible to enable virtual optimization. ABT’s Telehealth Certificate Program’s aids in removing barriers for providers and will help us experience sustainable engagement that will also drive increased patient utilization.
Amanda Reed, MHA, Director of Operations for MedNow Spectrum Health
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