NZ Telehealth Resource Centre
Welcome to the NZ Telehealth Forum and Resource Centre. This site has guidance and resources for people who want to set up, improve or use a telehealth service within New Zealand.
NZ Telehealth Forum
The NZ Telehealth Forum is a group which includes clinicians, consumers, policymakers, planning and funding managers, ICT experts and industry representatives. Our vision is that telehealth is embedded across the health sector as a sustainable way to deliver healthcare in New Zealand. Our mission is to provide leadership in the use of sustainable models of care enabled by telehealth that supports equitable, patient-centred care. More information is available here.
The NZ Telehealth Resource Centre
The NZ Telehealth Resource Centre brings together guidance and resources that support health providers to implement and grow their telehealth services. In addition to the growing range of resources on this website, we have a regular newsletter and webinar series. Please email us at email@example.com for any specific advice or support.
The launch of PASE
We're excited to launch PASE ‘Patient Anywhere, Specialist Elsewhere’ Whitepaper - looking at the future for Telehealth in Aotearoa. We encourage you to read this paper and use the contained survey to give feedback.
What is Telehealth?
Telehealth is the use of information or communication technology to deliver health or medical care from a distance. Learn more here.
A lot of factors contribute to a successful telehealth implementation. The following resources which have been localised for NZ will help guide you.
Reflection, Gratitude, and the Future
Last month, we said farewell to the esteemed Charis Frethey who has been our Programme Manager for the last two years. Charis had the wonderful opportunity to join the localities work under Jean Fleming - a fantastic opportunity for her to infiltrate further into other layers of the health system and to continue to support the aspirations of us all. Fortunately, Charis will retain her ties with the group and will remain on the executive and participate in a couple of the working groups. Read words of reflection, gratitude, and the future from Charis. In 2020, Dr.