From the Desk of the Guest Editor: Volume Overview

  • Jana Cason Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy, Spalding University

Abstract

This issue of the International Journal of Telerehabilitation (IJT) contains original research evaluating the efficacy of telerehabilitation, viewpoint articles, a letter to the editor, a committee report from a working group within the American Telemedicine Association’s Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group, and an announcement from the American Telemedicine Association.  It is important to note that legislation, regulation, and policy related to telerehabilitation continues to evolve. Therefore, the information presented in this issue of the IJT is current as of the time of its publication and reflects the most recent developments in the field.

  

Author Biography

Jana Cason, Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy, Spalding University

Jana Cason, DHS, OTR/L is an Associate Professor in the Auerbach School of Occupational Therapy at Spalding University.  Dr. Cason is a national and international presenter on topics related to telehealth and educational practices.  Her research culminating in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an early intervention telehealth program was published in the International Journal of Telerehabilitation and presented at national and international conferences with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the American Telemedicine Association, and for the Center for Telehealth and E-health Law's national webinar series.  Dr. Cason is a member of the American Telemedicine Association’s Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group Executive Committee, chair of the AOTA Telehealth Ad Hoc Committee, and moderator for the OT Connections Telerehabilitation Forum.  She is active at the national and state level in telehealth policy development.  

Published
2011-12-20
How to Cite
Cason, J. (2011). From the Desk of the Guest Editor: Volume Overview. International Journal of Telerehabilitation, 3(2), 1–2. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijt.2011.6061
Section
Front Matter