Telemedicine and Telehealth

Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support and promote long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health, and health administration, according to the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Technologies include videoconferencing, the internet, store-and-forward imaging, streaming media, and terrestrial and wireless communications.

Spotlight on ONC Telehealth Resources and Reports