ANA OJIN About Logo
OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector.

Find Out More...


Letter to the Editor

  • I would like to thank Ms. Lois M. Weldon for the informative article on “Electronic Health Record: Evidence-Based Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections Care Practices” (2013).

  • Continue Reading...
    View all Letters...

Telehealth: Promise or Peril? References

m Bookmark and Share
 

Nursingworld

Information online at the American Nurses Association's web site.

Telehealth-Issues for Nursing
ANA Policy Paper: Backgrounder. 10/96. Document number: 96-PRA-03 
Retrieved September 26, 2001, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/HealthcareandPolicyIssues/ANAPositionStatements/ANAPrinciples/NurseStaffing/Telehealth.aspx

Telehealth Legislation / 1997 Report to House of Delegates
Testimony at 1997 ANA House of Delegates on status of telehealth legislation
Retrieved September 26, 2001, www.nursingworld.org/HiddenDocumentVault/GOVA/HOD/TelehealthLegislation1997ReporttoHouseofDelegates.aspx

Nursing World | ANA Policy Series: Telehealth -- Issues For Nursing
Selected remarks from ANA in discussions about telemedicine/telehealth,
(August 29, 1996) to a Joint Working Group (JWG) convened by the Health Resources
and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Retrieved September 26, 2001, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/HealthcareandPolicyIssues/ANAPositionStatements/ANAPrinciples/NurseStaffing/Telehealth.aspx

The Regulatory Dilemma Surrounding Interstate Practice Online
Gaffney, T. (May 31, 1999): The Regulatory Dilemma Surrounding Interstate Practice Online Journal of Issues in Nursing.
Retrieved September 26, 2001, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume41999/No2May31/RegulatoryDilemma.aspx

A New World View of Genetics Service Models
Lea, D. (September 30, 2000): A New World View of Genetics Service Models
Online Journal of Issues in Nursing. Vol. 5, No. 3, Manuscript 6.
Retrieved September 26, 2001, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/OJIN/TableofContents/Volume52000/No3Sep30/GeneticsServiceModels.aspx

Position Paper On Computer-based Patient Record
ANA's Position Paper On Computer-based Patient Record
Standards. November 1995. 
Retrieved September 26, 2001, www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/HealthcareandPolicyIssues/ANAPositionStatements/ANAPositions/joint/jtcpri114464.aspx

Professional Organizations

These sites are generated by nursing and non nursing organizations that address telehealth

International Society for Telemedicine
Goal of organization is "to promote the development of telemedicine, telecare and telehealth around the world"
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.isft.org

Telecommunications and Health Care 
Connors, H. R. (1997) Telecommunications and Health Care
Interest Escalates as Potential Benefits Are Recognized Issues, Volume 18 Number 2, 1997.
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.ncsbn.org/public/resources/nocost_archive_18_2_06.htm

Telemedicine and E-health
Information provided by The American Telemedicine Association for professionals
and provides guidelines to give patients. 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from  http://www.atmeda.org/ehealth/ehealth.htm

Telehealth Association of Ontario (TAO)
Website of TAO and states is "main information source for Telehealth activities in Ontario, Canada. 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.rohcg.on.ca/tao/index.html

Ontario Hospital Association Position Paper on E-Health
Building the Foundation for E-health in Ontario: A Pathway to Improved health Outcomes. Information and Communications Technology Advisory Committee 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.rohcg.on.ca/tao/OHAeHealthPaper.pdf

European Health Telematics Observatory
"European Health Telematics Observatory, was started in 1996 as an initiative to support the dissemination and advancement of medical informatics and telematics research and 
development. in Europe. EHTO was an accompanying measure of the Health Telematics 
Application Programme, funded by the Commission of the European Union (1994 - 1998)"
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.ehto.org

Telemedicine Research Center
Telemedicine Research Center is a non-profit public service research organization located
in Portland, Oregon. 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://trc.telemed.org

The Association of Telehealth Service Providers 
"International membership-based organization dedicated to improving health care
through growth of the telehealth industry. 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from  http://www.atsp.org/about/homepage.asp

Canadian Society for Telehealth
Non-profit association dedicated to telehealth
Retrieved September 26, 2001 http://www.cst-sct.org

Internet Healthcare Coalition
"The mission of the Internet Healthcare Coalition is Quality Healthcare Resources on the Internet"
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.ihealthcoalition.org

Hi-Ethics
"Hi-Ethics, Inc., or Health Internet Ethics, unites the most widely used health Internet sites supporting the highest ethical standards" 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from  http://www.hiethics.org

Government sites

Sites related to U.S. Government

Telehealth Technology Guidelines
"These guidelines are a work in progress and are the result of a Fall 1999 workshop
sponsored by the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT), Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, Department of Defense."
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://telehealth.hrsa.gov/pubs/tech/techhome.htm

Office for the Advancement of Telehealth 
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) established the Office
for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT).
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://telehealth.hrsa.gov

OAT-Final HIPPA Privacy Rules
Final HIPAA Privacy Rules. February 20, 2001. By Joanne Kumekawa,
Policy Director, OAT.  
Retrieved September 26, 2001 http://telehealth.hrsa.gov/pubs/hipaa.htm

Telemedicine Report to Congress
"Department of Commerce, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Human Services, report on the activities of the Joint Working Group on Telemedicine (JWGT) -- a Federal  interagency group -- as well as findings from federally-funded telemedicine studies and demonstrations. This report provides information on the state of telemedicine across the country and discusses many  of the technical, legal and political issues to be resolved in order for telemedicine to be a  successful health care delivery option."
Retrieved September 26, 2001 http://www.ntia.doc.gov/reports/telemed/cover.htm

NLM National Telemedicine Initiative
"Documents the research activities conducted under NLM-funded research contracts which were part of the NLM National Telemedicine Initiative and related programs."
Retrieved September 26, 2001
http://collab.nlm.nih.gov/tutorialspublicationsandmaterials/telesymposiumcd/Contents.html

Telemedicine for the Medicare Population: Pediatric, Obstetric, and Clinician-Indirect  Home Interventions.
Summary, Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 24, Supplement. AHRQ Publication Number 01-E059, August 2001. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.
Retrieved September 26, 2001 http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/telmedsup.htm

Revision of Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services
Program Memorandum Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
May 1, 2001 Revision of Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services. The Health Care  Financing Administration (HCFA). Note: HCFA is now the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid  Services (CMS). However the sites are still in transition. 
Retrieved September 27, 2001 http://www.hcfa.gov/pubforms/transmit/ab0169.pdf

Articles

Resources for  articles from a range of sources 

Nursing Standard Online
Search on telemedicine for articles on topic.
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from  http://www.nursing-standard.co.uk/archivesfr.htm

Telemedicine Today
Newsmagazine about e-healthcare
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from  http://telemedtoday.com

Health Affairs
Has issue devoted to Internet. Volume 19 Number 6, Issue Nov 2000. Click on web address and  then click on Volume 19.
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://www.healthaffairs.org/archives_library.htm

Other

Report on the Privacy Policies and Practices of Health Web Sites
"This report presents a profile of the policies and practices of 21 health-related Web sites.  The sites were selected to represent a mix of the most trafficked consumer health sites"  At this site an overview is given as well as links to the report, an executive report and a chart of sites.

Retrieved September 26, 2001 from http://ehealth.chcf.org/view.cfm?section=Privacy&itemID=1750

ACTION Project
Assisting Carers using Telematics Interventions to meet Older person's Needs (ACTION) is a project aimed at helping frail elders and their caregivers and involves Ireland, Portugal,  Sweden and the United Kingdom. 
Retrieved September 26, 2001 from  http://www.hb.se/action/ind.htm

From: 
Email:  
To: 
Email:  
Subject: 
Message: