- The use of telepresence, videoconferencing, or similar communications systems to assist in, collaborate with, and/or perform medical procedures such as diagnosis, therapy, or surgery.
Information & Library Science
- noun the use of video links, e-mail, telephone or some other telecommunications system to transmit medical information, e.g. in consultations between a doctor and patient or in supervision of medical staff
- noun the provision of diagnosis and health care from a distance using media such as interactive computer programs or off-site advisers