290.005 Telemedicine

290.005

290.005 Telemedicine: The Texas Medical Association defines telemedicine as clinical and diagnostic services delivered via telecommunications technology; the use of telecommunication technology to facilitate health care delivery; the application of telecommunications and information resources to the health field to facilitate delivery of medical information to physicians, practitioners, patients, and the general public; the process by which electronic, visual, and audio communications are used to provide medical care, enhance skills and knowledge, and provide diagnostic and consultative support to physicians and health care providers at distant sites. (Council on Medical Education, p 78, A-95; reaffirmed CME Rep. 1-A-08; amended CM-PDHCA Rep. 2-A-18). 

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August 16, 2018