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Successes and Failures in Telehealth 2013

Successes and Failures in Telehealth took place at the Pullman King George Square in Brisbane on 11 and 12 November 2013, with nearly 200 delegates attending. The meeting was organised by the Centre for Online Health at the University of Queensland and the Australasian Telehealth Society, forming ATHS’s Fourth Annual Conference. Invited keynote speakers were Dr Ed Brown (Canada), Prof Suji Shimizu (Japan) and Prof Branko Celler (Australia).

Video Presentations

Best paper awards


Winners of the Best Paper awards at SFT-13

Following a peer-review of all submitted abstracts, the Australasian Telehealth Society congratulates the following authors for being selected for an award. These abstracts received the highest scores on the basis of originality, significance, technical quality, relevance to the conference themes and presentation.

Healthy, Happy and at Home
Carolyn Towers
Royal District Nursing Service
VIC, Australia

Teleconsultation from a Secondary Hospital for Paediatric Emergencies Occurring at Rural Hospitals in Queensland
Dr Michael Williams
Child & Adolescent Health, Mackay Base Hospital
QLD, Australia

Changes in Paediatric Hospital ENT Service Utilisation Following the Implementation of a Mobile Indigenous Health Screening Service
Associate Professor Anthony Smith
Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland
QLD, Australia

Audit of a State-Wide Store and Forward Teledermatology Service in Australia
Dr Terri Biscak
Dermatology Research Centre, The University of Queensland
QLD, Australia

Evaluating the Use of Mobile Phone Technology to Enhance Cardiovascular Disease Screening by Community Health Workers
Dr Sam Surka
Telemedicine and mHealth, Medical Research Council
Cape Town, South Africa

A Break-even Analysis of Delivering a Memory Clinic by Videoconferencing
Dr Melinda Martin-Khan
Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland
QLD, Australia

Palliative Care by Video Consultation at Home: A Cost Effective Approach to Care
Natalie Bradford
Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland
QLD, Australia
A selection of conference presentations can be accessed by clicking here.
Click here for a slideshow of conference images.