The New Zealand Telehealth Forum promotes the use of telehealth in the provision of healthcare. It is funded by the Ministry of Health - Technology and Digital Services, and is led by a leadership group that includes clinicians, consumers, policymakers, planning and funding managers, ICT experts and industry representatives.
2018 Work Programme
Throughout the year each working group works independently and meets regularly together to ensure they meet KPI's.
All working groups then report back on a quarterly basis to the Telehealth Forum.
role of the Telehealth Leadership Group:
- advise on requirements and priorities for telehealth deployments to support rural and provincial hospitals, integrated care, home monitoring and clinical networks
- advise on matters relating to environmental considerations, eg, barriers to uptake, technical considerations, protocols and guidelines, and standards
- provide advice and support for projects undertaken by the Forum
- contribute to the achievement of the overall objectives of the Telehealth Leadership Group to the maximum extent practicable.