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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 help@telehealth.org.nz for any specific advice or support.

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What is Telehealth?

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is the use of information or communication technology to deliver health or medical care from a distance. Learn more here.

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Getting Started

Getting Started

A lot of factors contribute to a successful telehealth implementation. The following resources which have been localised for NZ will help guide you.

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NZ Telehealth Map

NZ Telehealth Map

Find and explore examples of telehealth currently available in New Zealand. Search case studies by region, specialty, and type of telehealth.

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Telehealth Leadership Group annual meeting

Telehealth Leadership Group annual meeting

Pictured (left to right): Darren Douglass, Deon York, Lisa Livingstone, Faustin Roman, Christine Walsh, Charis Frethey, Yariv Doron, Craig Green, Andrew Panckhurst, Richard Li, Ruth Large, Kanny Ooi and other members attending via Zoom. 

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Delivering virtual health care a positive experience 17 January

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Delivering virtual health care a positive experience

Dr Michelle Downie has been using telehealth since the beginning of the pandemic last year and says delivering health care remotely has exceeded her expectations. “I was initially unsure if I could do it successfully, but after a good six months of using telehealth consistently, I found there were only a couple of follow up patients who I really needed to see in-person subsequent to their remote consultation. I was surprised there was such a low proportion of people where I couldn’t do what I needed to do over a phone or video call.

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