Recent Examples of telemedicine from the Web
The company is sort of an offshoot of telemedicine—just one that's more focused on the employer, rather than consumer, side.
The vPICU connects with other medical institutions and research facilities to populate databases and extend telemedicine networks across the globe.
With premiums rising and consumers more actively managing their care, the telemedicine market seems poised for growth.
If the doctor wants a consult with a specialist, a portable telemedicine station can beam close-ups of a rash or inflamed ear to a specialist at another St. Vincent Hospital.
By combining drones and telemedicine, a doctor miles away could instruct a layman at the scene in how to provide rudimentary but perhaps lifesaving medical care.
But on Mars, delays in communication of up to 20 minutes each way would make telemedicine challenging and even impossible.
This is when telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients through communications technology, came in handy.
Electronic records, telemedicine and video conference can reach patients with transportation problems, Bulger says, adding that ride-sharing services can help, too.
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medical Definition of telemedicine
telemedicalplay \-ˈmed-i-kəl\ adjective
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