Telehealth – A Time For Growth

Telehealth has been alive and reasonably well in Australia for over a decade now. There are a multitude of services being provided across a wide range of specialties and professional groups.

While some innovative apps, home monitoring and consultation styles are being developed or in some cases are well entrenched and in place, there seems to be a gap and  limited growth in the seamless electronic medical record with the non-virtual health world.

This is about to change with integrated repositories of patient data, a national infrastructure of providers and access, web based user interfaces for viewing and studying repository material.