noun. the utilization of telecommunications and data technology to give access to health evaluation, identification of disease, illness, or disorder, intervention, and data across a distance, instead of face-to-face. Commonly referred to as telemedicine.

TELEHEALTH: "Telehealth is utilized by many celebrities, who may not always be local to their regular, trusted doctor when in need of medical care."
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