Policies that govern the telecommunications industry will significantly impact the use and evolution of IT. Although there is substantial research on telecommunications policy at the national level, very little has been done at the state level. A major policy initiative at the state level has been the creation of a telemedicine industry. This research piece studied factors that effect the impact of state government telemedicine policy on telemedicine activities.
Garfield, Monica J., "Factors that Effect the Impact of State Telemedicine Policies on Telemedicine Activities" (2000). AMCIS 2000 Proceedings. 196.