Most definitions found in this glossary are adapted with permission from this text book:

Maheu, M., Whitten, P., & Allen, A. (2001). eHealth, Telehealth & Telemedicine: A Guide to Startup and Success. New York: Jossey-Bass.

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Exchanging information on a whiteboard, a kind of electronic shared onscreen blackboard on which users can write or draw. Whiteboards are often supported by broadband videoconferencing or computer technology.
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Wide area network (WAN)

A data communication network that links distant networks and their computers to provide connectivity between separate networks located in different geographical areas.
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