Hong Kong Telemedicine AssociationOur goal is to promote access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology
The HKTA is the first non-profit making organization in Hong Kong advocate promoting access to medical care for consumers and health professionals via telecommunications technology. HKTA also serves a unique platform for exchange knowledge among expertise from health professionals and information technology. HKTA seeks to bring together academic medical centers, telecommunications companies, medical societies, medical doctors in private and public sectors, government and others to overcome barriers to the advancement of telemedicine through professional and ethical improvement in health care delivery. Strategies of HKTA to achieve the goal: 1. Promoting research and education including the sponsorship of scientific educational meetings and the Telemedicine Journal. 2. Educating the Government / Hospital Authority about telemedicine as an essential component in the delivery of modern medical care. 3. Fostering networking and collaboration among interests in medicine and information technology. 4. Provide impetus for the development of appropriate clinical and industry policies and standards.