Telehealth is the secure transmission of images, voice and data between two or more units via Telecommunication channels, to provide clinical advice, consultation, monitoring, education and training and administrative services.
Telehealth Guidelines are available for sites that are part of a telehealth consultation (at both ends), to provide a common communications framework specifically targeting ‘clinician to patient’, and ‘clinician to clinician’ usage groups across the whole of the patient journey (ED, acute care, triaging, case conferences and follow up).
This document outlines the cancer care telehealth model at Mid North Coast and Northern NSW Cancer Institutes, which connects a specialist with the patient and their
primary care team allowing cancer care followup to be held with patients in their community.
This document outlines the physiotherapy telehealth model at Murrumbidgee LHD, which connects a senior physiotherapist with the patient and an allied health assistant, allowing physiotherapy consultations to be held with patients remotely.
This document outlines Psychogeriatric services-on-screen, a clinician-to-clinician telehealth model, which connects rural and
remote clinicians who manage older patients with mental health issues, to a multidisciplinary psychogeriatric team based at St Vincent’s
This document outlines the telehealth components of the Patient Flow Transport Unit, a centrally coordinated district-wide service which merges the functions of patient flow, patient transport and the Critical Care Advisory Service.