1. Guidance on Innovation in Teledentistry Courtesy of the Visual Capitalist

    After examining over 2,000 business innovations throughout history, Doblin uncovered that most breakthroughs don’t necessarily stem from engineering inventions or rare discoveries. Instead, they observed that innovations can be categorized within a range of 10 distinct dimensions—and anyone can use the resulting strategic framework to analyze the competition, to stress test for product weaknesses, or to find new opportunities for their products. Check it out:

  2. ATA: A Framework for Eliminating Health Disparities Using Telehealth

    The U.S. has entered a period where the subject of disparities is receiving a historic level of attention by government and market stakeholders. This focus and the collective energy that accompanies it is welcome after decades of widening socioeconomic gaps across American communities and well-documented disparities in health among rural/urban communities, communities of color, and tribal nations. It is against this backdrop that the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) organized the CEO’s Advisory…

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  3. ATA Edge 2021: Telehealth Policy is Critical

    Greetings from the historic and notorious Watergate Hotel in Washington, D.C. The American Telemedicine Association is holding its annual telehealth policy conference. Federal and State elected official have spoken with the audience about current and future challenges in telehealth policy and legislation. There have been fascinating discussions about telehealth and Medicaid/Medicare as well as private insurance plans. As this blog has noted many times, the private sector is driving innovation in telehealth…

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