The addition of Panasonic, a Fortune 100 company, represents further development of telemedicine as a major segment of the healthcare market and the economy at-large.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 22, 2013
The American Telemedicine Association is pleased to welcome multinational electronics manufacturer, Panasonic, as its 28th and newest Sustaining President’s Circle Member. ATA’s Sustaining President’s Circle members are the association’s highest level of corporate participation and represent companies making significant strategic investment in future of telemedicine and health.
“The addition of Panasonic, a Fortune 100 company, represents further development of telemedicine as a major segment of the healthcare market and the economy at-large,” said Jonathan Linkous, Chief Executive Officer of the American Telemedicine Association. “As a major provider of healthcare and telecommunications hardware, Panasonic will work with our other Corporate, Institutional and Individual members to maximizing the impact of telemedicine around the world.”
ATA represents nearly 6000 health professionals, researchers, healthcare institutions and industry partners to promote the global deployment of telemedicine. ATA is a diverse, international association, with members from across the world and the medical spectrum. ATA has 123 corporate members, representing the leading hardware, software, infrastructure and healthcare service providers in the industry.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products in three business fields, consumer, components & devices, and solutions. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 7.85 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2012. The company has the vision of becoming the No. 1 Green Innovation Company in the Electronics Industry by the 100th year of its founding in 2018. For more information on Panasonic, its brand and commitment to sustainability, visit the company's website at http://panasonic.net.
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information visit http://www.americantelemed.org.