Definition of "teleradiology" [teleradiology]

  • (noun) A means of electronically transmitting radiographic patient images and consultative text from location to another.

Use "teleradiology" in a sentence

  • "Radiographic images can also be sent from one location to another for interpretation by a radiologist with the use of teleradiology, which is often used to allow rapid interpretation of emergency room, ICU and other emergent examinations after hours of usual operation, at night and on weekends."
  • "That's where Dr. Rothpearl, an expert in "teleradiology", comes in."
  • "Part of a good teleradiology service is also providing oversight for the acquisition of those images and assures that the images are of optimal quality."

SUBSCRIBE TO WORD OF THE DAY