"Doctors have been practicing some form of telemedicine since before the invention of the telephone. And while the communication technology has evolved—doctors can now conduct a video consultation with colleagues in the next county or on the next continent—laws governing these events have not kept up. There is no universal law of telemedicine, and different states take significantly different approaches to regulating it. Consequently, jumping into telemedicine without first analyzing a few critical legal issues could have serious consequences. "
Full detialed article appeared on April 30, 2008 in HHN Magazine online site by David D. Storey