Gartner Research

A Framework for Understanding Telehealth, Telemedicine and Other Remote Healthcare Delivery Solutions

Published: 13 September 2013

ID: G00245663

Analyst(s): Zafar Chaudry, M.D., Thomas J. Handler, M.D.

Summary

Healthcare delivery organizations often use different and sometimes conflicting terms to describe telehealth, telemedicine and teleassistance. Clear definitions of remote healthcare delivery are offered to provide context to our ongoing research.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Introduction
  • The Many Forms of "Telemedicine"
  • Context
  • Defining Terms
  • Definitional Guide

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