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 firstname.lastname@example.org for any specific advice or support.
The launch of PACE
We're excited to launch PACE ‘Patient Anywhere, Clinician Elsewhere’ Whitepaper - looking at the future for Telehealth in Aotearoa.
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.
Dr Ruth Large chats to Consumer This about PACE
Dr Ruth Large, chair of the New Zealand Telehealth Forum chats with Jon Duffy and Sophie Stewart at Consumer This (by Consumer NZ) to discuss the 'Patient Anywhere Clinician Elsewhere' (PACE) concept. Patient Anywhere, Clinician Elsewhere (PACE) was developed by the New Zealand Telehealth Forum (NZTF) to describe the use of digital health pathways to deliver the right healthcare at the right time by the right person.