In addition to ensuring that the quality of clinical care is not impeded with the use of telemedicine technologies, it is also essential to ensure that all ethical standards are maintained. There are ethical standards for all general healthcare disciplines that should be used to help guide your decisions, as well as specific standards for telemedicine applications. Securing patient protected health information and all aspects of patient safety are generally major areas of concern. Below you will find a sample of the types of resources that are available.


AMA Ethical Practice in Telemedicine (See 1.2.12)

Date Published: 2016 | Author: AMA


Telehealth Risk Management and Insurance Considerations

Date Published: 2015 | Author: Alliant Insurance Services

Journal Article

Privacy and Security Concerns in Telehealth

Date Published: 2014 | Author: Hale et al.


ATA Practice Guidelines (Free Registration Required)

Date Published: Ongoing | Author: ATA

HIPAA and telehealth

Year Published: 2018 | Author: National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers

WhatsApp in stroke systems: current use and regulatory concerns

Year Published: 2018 | Author: Calleja-Castillo

Texting your patients: why it's hard and how to get it right

Year Published: 2018 | Author: SolutionReach, Inc.

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