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  1. Finley, Brooke A. MSN, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC
  2. Shea, Kimberley D. PhD, RN, CHPN


Telehealth, defined simply as the delivery of health care services over a distance by using telecommunication technology, has become one of the most disruptive innovations in modern health care. This article explores the history and impact telehealth has had on provider and consumer supply and demand for time, becoming a widely adopted technological health care service delivery model that has demonstrated significant benevolent contributions to the health care industry and the patients it serves.