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NZ close to a tipping point for telehealth

Growth in the uptake of telehealth by district health boards (DHBs) over the last three to four years means New Zealand is close to a tipping point, according to research published late last year by the NZ Telehealth Forum.  Commissioned by the National Health IT Board (NHITB), the stocktake of DHB telehealth activity shows that all DHBs are using telehealth to some degree, although most are introducing it to improve service models rather than to reshape the way patients receive care.  Read more here .