STAR: Specialist Telehealth Aotearoa

STAR: Specialist Telehealth Aotearoa
  • Type of ProjectProject
  • Stage of CompletionIn progress
  • Area of InterestTechnology, Medical, Secondary care, Integrated care
  • Health DomainProvider, Data & digital
  • Geographic RegionSouthern
  • Priority PopulationOlder persons, Other, Rural

Organisation: Te Whatu Ora - Health NZ | Waitaha Canterbury

STAR is an acute and emergency telehealth service that supports other health professionals and clinicians with acute patient management and service navigation, with an aim to avoid unnecessary ED attendance and hospital admission. STAR provides emergency medicine specialist support to St John ambulance, rural practice settings and aged residential care.

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Key words: Emergency medicine, acute care, rural hospital, ambulance, aged residential care