Building on the momentum: Sustaining telehealth beyond COVID-19

  title={Building on the momentum: Sustaining telehealth beyond COVID-19},
  author={Emma E. Thomas and Helen M. Haydon and Ateev Mehrotra and Liam J. Caffery and Centaine L. Snoswell and Annie Banbury and Anthony C. Smith},
  journal={Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare},
  pages={301 - 308}
The 2019 coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has resulted in tremendous growth in telehealth services in Australia and around the world. The rapid uptake of telehealth has mainly been due to necessity – following social distancing requirements and the need to reduce the risk of transmission. Although telehealth has been available for many decades, the COVID-19 experience has resulted in heightened awareness of telehealth amongst health service providers, patients and society overall. With increased… 

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