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Guide to telehealth resources at Dahlgren Memorial Library.

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Welcome to Dahlgren Memorial Library's guide to Telehealth resources. The purpose of this guide is to help you navigate through the many resources available to you at Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML) and freely available online.

What is telehealth?

The Health Resources Services Administration defines telehealth as the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. Technologies include videoconferencing, the internet, store-and-forward imaging, streaming media, and terrestrial and wireless communications.

Telehealth is different from telemedicine because it refers to a broader scope of remote healthcare services than telemedicine. While telemedicine refers specifically to remote clinical services, telehealth can refer to remote non-clinical services, such as provider training, administrative meetings, and continuing medical education, in addition to clinical services. (healthit.gov)

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