Does Telemedicine Involve the Telephone? A Primer on Telemedicine in Illinois
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
ISMS members: Free
The use of telemedicine and telehealth technologies is rapidly expanding and has the potential to change traditional healthcare. Join ISMS experts Sherri DeVito, JD, Associate Corporate Counsel, and Lila Valinoti, Assistant Vice President of Health Policy Research and Education, for a lively discussion of the practical aspects of using telemedicine to treat patients in Illinois or across state lines, including the legislative and regulatory environment, and what options physicians have for incorporating telemedicine in their practices.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify requirements for practicing telemedicine within Illinois or across state lines
- Describe the benefits and features of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
- Identify issues that should be considered when incorporating telemedicine into a practice or participating in a commercial telemedicine platform.
All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.
ISMS members and their staff
The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.
ISMS members and their staff
The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.
Sherri DeVito, JD
Associate Corporate Counsel
Assistant Vice President of Health Policy Research and Education
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 Participation Credit
ISMS member cost: Free
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