One recent study by the University of Iowa found that a chronic care wound consultation at a rural nursing home connected to a telemedicine clinic costs $136.
What does TELEMED stand for?
TELEMED stands for Telemedicine
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
- Telephone conversation
- Teletypewriter Conference
- Telemetric Data Converter
- Telephonic Data Acquisition and Control
- Television Federal (Argentina)
- Telematic Learning in Manufacturing Industry (Germany)
- Telephone Management System
- Texas Law Enforcement Management and Administrative Statistics Program
- Telecommunication and Informatics
- Telecomunicacoes de Minas Gerais SA (Brazil Telecommunications Company)
- Telecommunications-Enhanced Mobile Internet Protocol
- Temps Espaces Langages Europe Méridionale Méditerranée (University of Provence & the CNRS, Aix-en-Provence, France)
- Telecommunications Network Protocol
- Telemetry Network
- Telecommunications Requirement
- Teledrift Report (energy exploration)
- Treatment Evaluation by Le Roux method
- Television Radar Air Navigation
Samples in periodicals archive:
market for telemedicine is growing rapidly and its growth rate is predicted to increase even more in the following years.
Medicare Increases Telemedicine Reimbursements Increased Medicare reimbursement for telemedicine services was included in federal budget legislation recently signed by President Clinton.
Global Telemedicine Company Separates Business Units for Sharper Focus on Individual Markets LOWELL, Mass.
Abstract Telemedicine is the use of two-way telecommunication technology, multimedia, and computer networks to deliver or enhance health care.
NASA has long had a keen interest in telemedicine because of its responsibility to monitor and, when necessary, render diagnosis and treatment to its personnel in distant places (the moon, the Spacelab, the Space Shuttle), and leaders of NASA are making certain that they "privatize" technologies their organization develops with civilian organizations, such as Inova Health System.
For the bigger picture of health care in rural areas, this new telemedicine network improves access by pooling an interactive television system, cameras that can zoom in on a skin cancer, electronic stethoscopes that magnify the heartbeat and machines that instantaneously transmit digitized X-rays and laboratory results with Southern Bell's extensive local network and the state Department of Administrative Service's extensive statewide network.
In the Partners Telemedicine study, the orb is set at green to indicate 'normal,' and when it's time for the patient to take his or her medication, it will turn red.