Telemedicine in the United States
Telemedicine refers to the application of information technology and
telecommunication tools to provide clinical health care from a distance.
Healthcare professionals can now offer medical services remotely utilizing
audio-visual and text-based messaging tools. Initially, telemedicine was used
primarily in military and space applications, but its use has become more
widespread in recent years.
Telemedicine works best when driven by broadband internet access which enables
fast, reliable communic