AATM

AATMArmenian Association of Telemedicine (AATM) is the leading non-governmental non-for-profit professional organization in the field of telemedicine, eHealth and Health ICT, promoting developing of the field and ensuring collaboration of all stakeholders. AATM is national member representing Armenia within the International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH), and has formal partnership relations with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL), Union of Information Technology Enterprises of Armenia (UITE), and variety of local and international professional unions, academic institutions, medical centers, industry leaders and R&D groups. AATM’s mission and vision are formally recognized by the country’s regulatory and governmental bodies (the Government, the Ministries of Health, Economy, Transport and Communications, among others). Since creation in 2008 AATM has established partnership relations with major local and international organizations, structures and companies related to the field of Telemedicine and eHealth; performed extensive evaluation of the field and consultations necessary to initiate relevant activities; presented its vision and strategy to responsible governmental bodies, and obtained their support for proposed activities; participated in a series of local and international scientific and working meetings (conferences, seminars and business forums); successfully conducted several pilot telehealth projects and other initiatives; and designed concepts of several long-term programs intended to boost development of Telemedicine and eHealth in Armenia.