Definitions for "Telehealth"
Telehealth is the use of information and communication technology (ICT) to deliver health services, expertise and information over distance. It includes Internet or web-based “e-health” and video-based applications, and can be delivered “ real-time” or through “ store-and-forward” mode. Telehealth is unique in having the capability to cross-geographical, temporal, political, social and cultural barriers within the health sector.
Use of various forms of communications technologies to improve remote interactions between health care personnel and patients, including computer, e-mail, facsimile, telephone, or video capabilities
The application of telecommunication and computer technologies to the broad spectrum of public health, medicine, and health.