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Genetic counselling for cancer patients has become the standard of care at academic medical centers across the United States.

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Dr Ruth Large, Chair of the New Zealand Telehealth Forum and Clinical Director of Information Services and Virtual Healthcare at Waikato DHB, recently explained digital health for tertiary students who...

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Telepresence robot technology means doctors can virtually meet with patients in other locations for face-to-face consultations, improving the care experience for the consumer.

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There are many health apps on the market, and it can be difficult for clinicians or consumers to know which ones to recommend or use.

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Virtual renal clinics in the Bay of Plenty have brought patients better access to consultants, and an expanded upskilled role for rural renal nurses.

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A new statement on telehealth practices is intended to make sure current guidelines don’t get in the way of innovative IT solutions, Medical Council chair Andrew Connolly says.

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The Selwyn Foundation is currently using a telehealth pilot to monitor the health of elderly patients remotely using touch screen technology.

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Northland District Health Board is currently taking part in a two year trial of a high tech telemedicine system allowing remote access to specialist emergency care.

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While written for Victoria, this paper does still discuss a number of very important Medico-legal issues that are generally applicable when implementing telehealth within New Zealand.

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