Dr. Ronald Weinstein at the White House

UAHS Memo

Arizona Telemedicine Program's Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, an invited participant at the White House Rural Council's Telehealth Meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Ronald S. Weinstein, MD, founding director of the Arizona Telemedicine Program, was an invited participant in the White House Rural Council Telemedicine meeting on March 20. Eighty-four national leaders met to discuss the biggest changes and trends in the telehealth industry. Serving rural veterans and Indian Country were major discussion issues. Dr. Weinstein spoke on the emergence of “retail telemedicine” as a new entry into the telehealth market. Last year, $280 million dollars was invested in start-up telemedicine services companies alone, acc