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Last updated: Aug 27, 2015

TeleHealth: Healthcare from a distance

TeleHealth has to be defined as healthcare from a distance and can include a wide range of e-health technologies. On this website, we’re using TeleHealth to refer to the use of real-time video conferencing for clinical interactions.

TeleHealth is an excellent method for meeting your patients' needs when travelling to a clinic is difficult. It delivers an extremely time and cost-effective clinical model for both clinicians and patients.

http://www.genetics.edu.au/Professionals/online-learning/tele-health/videos/tele-health-video

What is this website?

This website has been developed to provide health professionals with the confidence, competence, training and support to easily incorporate TeleHealth into your practice.

Three Steps to TeleHealth is a free, self-paced online training module. Get started today!

FACT

A qualitative study of genetic clinicians and counsellors,1, 2 and an in-depth analysis of the literature assessing TeleHealth across oncology and other disciplines, showed that TeleHealth is largely under-utilised.