News Archives
2020
Vision Flex: the Future of Telehealth is looking bright in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic 8th August 2020
Adopting innovative technology acts as a driving force for clinicians to deliver quality healthcare and ensure patient safety. With the exponential rise in the use of technology in health services, the secure storage of data, information sharing and rapid analysis of patient records, health outcomes have significantly improved..
Beyond Pain: A pharmacist’s role in telehealth 6th August 2020
Eligible patients are now able to access medication reviews from a pharmacist via video or teleconference. Accredited pharmacists are also allowed to provide two additional follow-ups for Home Medicines Reviews (HMRs) and Residential Medication Management Reviews (RMMRs) with patients within nine months of the initial review. For pharmacists, it’s important to consider the following:.
McLeod Health Uses Pexip to Power its School-Based Telehealth Program 6th August 2020
Founded over a century ago, McLeod Health is a healthcare system with approximately 750 physicians on its medical staff, 2,700 registered nurses, and more than 8,500 employees. McLeod Health has seven hospitals and includes 931 acute licensed beds across Northeastern South Carolina..
2019
Telstra Health – Strengthening GP services in remote regions 25th June 2019
Most Australians would consider visiting a GP the first port of call for any medical enquiry; however, for those living in remote Australia, this can be a difficult task..
Telstra Health – Transforming healthcare for acute and chronic conditions 21st February 2019
A patient-centred care model empowers providers to deliver care that is more tailored to the unique needs of the patient and their particular condition, helping to improve the patient’s experience..
2018
SFT-18 Presentation: WA’s Telehealth Awareness Week 12th November 2018
WA Country Health Service’s Melissa Vernon, presented at SFT-18. Her session discussed Western Australia’s Telehealth Awareness Week, held from the 25-29 June 2018..
Everyone deserves quality healthcare no matter where you live. Ten years ago, we had a dream to live in a country where everyone had access to high quality healthcare. Unfortunately, many remote, regional, and less mobile Australians do not have access to the same quality of healthcare as people in metro areas. That was, until now. Visionflex – At last, healthcare equality for all 22nd August 2018
Everyone deserves quality healthcare no matter where you live. Ten years ago, we had a dream to live in a country where everyone had access to high quality healthcare. Unfortunately, many remote, regional, and less mobile Australians do not have access to the same quality of healthcare as people in metro areas. That was, until now..
2016
‘Virtual DHB’ puts healthcare in the home in NZ 17th May 2016
Waikato patients are being offered the chance to speak to hospital doctors from home on their smartphone with a new ‘Virtual DHB’ service. Waikato District Health Board says its new service – the first of its kind in New Zealand – will save many patients from having to travel to hospital appointments. .
Da Vinci, haptic coupling and expanding the reach of telehealth into telesurgery 11th May 2016
Technological breakthroughs in fields such as robot-facilitated telesurgery, sensors embedded in band-aids that can send an infection alert to clinicians and haptic coupling technology driven in part by the adult entertainment industry are in danger of being hampered by the bureaucratic inertia that plagues healthcare, a leading surgeon says. .