Telemedicine Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 25 USCS § 1603 (23) [Title 25. Indians; Chapter 18. Indian Health Care; General Provisions], the term telemedicine means “a telecommunications link to an end user through the use of eligible equipment that electronically links health professionals or patients and health professionals at separate sites in order to exchange health care information in audio, video, graphic, or other format for the purpose of providing improved health care services.”