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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.

Our approach:

  • 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.

Testimonials

Understanding the Economic Impact of Telehealth in Rural Communities

By Jay Weems, Founding Board Member, American Board of Telehealth; Vice President, Operations, Avera eCARE

Those quality telehealth services are important to all of us, but especially in rural communities that thrive on investment in their city or town. I know this from growing up in rural South Dakota and traveling hours each way with my family to a community hospital for medical care.

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American Board of Telehealth Strengthens Link between Virtual Care and Emergency Medicine

By Kelly Rhone, MD, FACEP, Founding Board Member, American Board of Telehealth; Medical Director of Outreach and Innovation, Avera eCARE

I become a second set of eyes and hands when collaborating with my colleagues to help ensure a higher level of care for stroke or heart attack patients. Minutes matter, and we often advance these patients to the next level of care 20 minutes earlier than without telemedicine.

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Saving Lives with Telemedicine

By Judd E. Hollander, MD, Senior Vice President of Healthcare Delivery and Innovation at Thomas Jefferson University; Advisory Council Member, American Board of Telehealth

From my perspective as an emergency physician, patients reap the benefits of telemedicine because they receive care when and where they need it. Here are some examples: Timing, Decision Makers, Tie Breakers, & Training.

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