To support the information needs of our members, and the telehealth and virtual care community, the ATA has developed this page to feature news, information, policy updates, tools, resources and upcoming events related to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

"We are inspired by the response of our members and remain committed to working with HHS and the CDC to stem the growing public concern and combat the spread of COVID-19.” - Ann Mond Johnson, CEO

This page will be updated regularly to highlight the important work  that our members are contributing to address this outbreak.

policy updates

News & Events

Member news & Resources

Press Releases

March 22, 2020 Top health systems use Conversa to handle coronavirus capacity crisis
March 16, 2020 Vivify Health Addresses COVID-19 Pandemic with a Rapid Deployment Plan for Providers to Screen and Monitor Patients Remotely
March 9, 2020 Offers Free Coronavirus Screening Tool to Hospitals
March 9, 2020 Spectrum Health Offers Free Virtual Screenings for Michigan Residents with Possible COVID-19 Symptoms
March 6, 2020 Medical University of South Carolina Adds Free COVID-19 Virtual Care Screenings
March 3, 2020 Amwell Launches National COVID-19 Telehealth Response Program


News, Articles & Blogs

March 26, 2020 Crowdsourcing the COVID-19 Pandemic in Real Time - Boston Children's Hospital
March 19, 2020

Fast Company - COVID-19 is unlike anything I’ve ever seen. Here’s how telehealth could help
Tzvi Doron, MD, SVP, Ro (Author)

March 19, 2020

Stat News - Telemedicine can blunt the cost of unnecessary emergency visits for Covid-19
Lauren Broffman, Research Scientist, Ro (Author)

March 11, 2020

The New England Journal of Medicine - Virtually Perfect? Telemedicine for Covid-19
Judd Hollander, MD, SVP Healthcare Delivery Innovation, Jefferson Health (Author)

March 10, 2020

Zipnosis - Our Commitment During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jon Pearce, CEO, Zipnosis (Author)

March 10, 2020

mHealth Intelligence - Industry Leans on Telehealth to Tackle COVID-19 Outbreak
Ray Costantini, MD, CEO and co-founder (Contributor)

March 9, 2020

Conversations on Healthcare - Pandemics and the Need for Telehealth
Joe Kvedar, MD, President-elect, ATA (Contributor)

March 9, 2020

NBC News - Amid growing coronavirus cases, hospitals have shared goal: Prevent the spread within their walls
Albert Chan, MD, MS, Chief of Digital Patient Experience (Contributor)

March 6, 2020

Forbes - Consumerization of Healthcare Expands Beyond Lifestyle Products to Tackle Covid-19
Zachariah Reitano, CEO, Ro (Contributor)

March 4, 2020 The Wall Street JournalHospitals Use Telemedicine to Minimize Contact With Virus Patients
March 3, 20202

CNBC - Coronavirus Could Be a Boon for Telemedicine, As Health Industry Hopes to Keep 'Worried Well' Out of the Hospital
Jason Gorevic, CEO, Teladoc (Contributor)

March 3, 2020 Time Magazine - Will Corona Virus Finally Make Telehealth Popular? 
Joe Kvedar, MD, President-elect, ATA (Contributor)
March 3, 2020 Fox Business News - How smartphone doctor visits could stop coronavirus from spreading
Roy Schoenberg, MD, President and Co-CEO, Amwell (Contributor)
March 2, 2020

FierceHealthcare - Preparing for the inevitable: Hospitals gear up to handle coronavirus influx
Peter Antall, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Amwell (Author)

February 28, 2020

STAT News - Telehealth can help fight the novel coronavirus, but U.S. challenges could limit its potential
Peter Antall, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Amwell (Contributor)

February 20, 2020

MedCity News - One way to limit spread of coronavirus: remote diagnosis
Peter Antall, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Amwell (Author)