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telehealth

[ tel-uh-helth ]
/ ˈtɛl əˌhɛlθ /
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noun
a system that uses internet and telecommunications technology to provide a wide range of healthcare services, as telemedicine, education, patient care management, and remote monitoring of vital signs: Telehealth offers patients feedback that is more immediate than a traditional office appointment.
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Origin of telehealth

First recorded in 1975–80; tele-1 + health
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British Dictionary definitions for telehealth

telehealth
/ (ˈtɛlɪˌhɛlθ) /

noun
US and Canadian health care based on consultation by telephone and telemedicine
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