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Stories from the new bush telegraph: the impact of telehealth (2013)

Author

Rural Health Education Foundation

Publisher

Rural Health Education Foundation

City

Canberra

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

Telehealth uses a range of telecommunications technologies to facilitate the electronic transmission of health information and images, including using technology for video consultations conducted in real time between a patient and a primary healthcare provider.

In this half hour documentary, primary healthcare teams and specialists outline how telehealth is strengthening their teamwork and care coordination and is helping them deliver the care their patients need when it's needed. The positive impact telehealth is having on patients, their families and their communities is also explained through interviews with patients.

Included in the documentary are four case studies:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contact details

Rural Health Education Foundation
PO Box 324
Curtin ACT 2605
Ph: (02) 6232 5408
Fax: (02) 6232 5484
Email: support@rhef.com.au

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Last updated: 12 April 2013
 
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