Connected Care Knowledge Center

Please refer to our Glossary for definitions of telehealth terms.

The following resources provide helpful information about telehealth services.

  • American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
    The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and its members work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems around the world in order to improve the quality, equity, and affordability of health care.
  • Center for Connected Health Policy
    Changes in policy and reimbursement are often necessary to move innovations from pilot to practice. The Center for Connected Health Policy is focused on identifying policy barriers and developing responsive solutions related to telehealth.
  • Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL)
    The Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) provides legal and regulatory assistance to the telehealth community on topics such as physician and nurse licensure, credentialing and privileging, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and private insurance payment policies.
  • National Telehealth Resource Centers
    Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, which is part of the Office of Rural Health Policy. Nationally, there are a total of 14 TRCs which include 12 Regional Centers, all with different strengths and regional expertise, and 2 National Centers which focus on areas of technology assessment and telehealth policy. These sites are excellent resource libraries on all aspects of telehealth delivery.
  • Northeast Telehealth Resource Center
    The NorthEast Telehealth Resource Center has a mission to increase access to quality health care services for rural and medically underserved populations through telehealth. Their service area includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.