telediagnosis


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telediagnosis

 [tel″ĕ-di″ag-no´sis]
determination of the nature of a disease at a site remote from the patient on the basis of telehealth methods of transmitted data.

tel·e·di·ag·no·sis

(tel'ĕ-dī'ag-nō'sis),
Detection of a disease by evaluation of data transmitted to a receiving station, a process normally involving patient-monitoring instruments and a transfer link to a diagnostic center at some distance from the patient.

telediagnosis

/tele·di·ag·no·sis/ (tel″ĕ-di″ag-no´sis) determination of the nature of a disease at a site remote from the patient on the basis of transmitted telemonitoring data or closed-circuit television consultation.

telediagnosis

[tel′ədī′əgnō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, tele, far off, dia, through, gnosis, knowledge
a process whereby a disease diagnosis, or prognosis, is made by the electronic transmission of data between distant medical facilities.
Medspeak Any method of transferring diagnostic data, including consultations and diagnostic images—telecytology, telepathology, teleradiology
Quackery Distant biological detection Any diagnosis allegedly made at a distance from a patient, in absence of objective data or images—e.g., through clairvoyancy, or through the use of a pendulum or other device based on principles of uncertain scientific validity

telediagnosis

Mainstream medicine Any method of transferring diagnostic data, including consultations and diagnostic images–telecytology, telepathology, and teleradiology. See Teleconsultation, Telemedicine.

tel·e·di·ag·no·sis

(tel'ĕ-dī'ăg-nō'sis)
Detection of a disease by evaluation of data transmitted to a receiving station, a process normally involving patient monitoring instruments and a transfer link to a diagnostic center at some distance from the patient.

tel·e·di·ag·no·sis

(tel'ĕ-dī'ăg-nō'sis)
Detection of disease by evaluation of data transmitted to a receiving station, a process normally involving patient-monitoring instruments and a transfer link to a diagnostic center at some distance from the patient.

telediagnosis

determination of the nature of a disease at a site remote from the patient on the basis of transmitted telemonitoring data or closed-circuit television consultation.
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Usefulness of telediagnosis in the identification of tissue parasites: an evaluation based on two years (from 2006-2008) of telediagnosis submissions to the CDC DPDx project.
BioGames: a platform for crowd-sourced biomedical image analysis and telediagnosis.
For pediatric cardiology, telediagnosis is going to be a very important step toward our future," said Stacy Drant, M.
Telediagnosis applications are made possible with the broadened availability of high-bandwidth telecommunications infrastructure.
Nearly three in four (74%) respondents who do not have the capability to transmit images believe telediagnosis will improve the quality of care provided.
As a result, nearly nine in 10 (87%) of all respondents said they would be very or somewhat likely to use telediagnosis in their practices.
A practical application of the Information Superhighway, telediagnosis -- which has been referred to as the Housecall of the 21st Century -- can soon be incorporated into diagnostic medicine.
The Memphis Medical Center is just one of many facilities beginning to incorporate telediagnosis into their practices.
When asked to rank the advantages telediagnosis might bring to the field of cardiology, respondents said providing patients in remote locations greater access to specialists was the primary advantage, with 94 percent ranking it important.
The results of this survey affirm that leading cardiologists believe telediagnosis represents the future of diagnostic medicine -- with immediate applications in cardiology, telediagnosis could become the Housecall of the 21st Century," said William C.
Physicians are always considering new advancements that might improve their ability to provide the highest level of care, and these results strongly indicate that cardiologists believe telediagnosis will have a dramatic impact on their practice.