from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The use of telecommunications technology to provide, enhance, or expedite health care services, as by accessing off-site databases, linking clinics or physicians' offices to central hospitals, or transmitting x-rays or other diagnostic images for examination at another site.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The transfer of medical information via telecommunication technologies for the purpose of consulting or for remote medical procedures or examinations.
tele- + medicine (Wiktionary)