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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.

Samples in periodicals archive:

Medicare Increases Telemedicine Reimbursements Increased Medicare reimbursement for telemedicine services was included in federal budget legislation recently signed by President Clinton.
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.