Telehealth--a change in a practice model in oncology.

  title={Telehealth--a change in a practice model in oncology.},
  author={Brian Harvey Weinerman and Jeff Barnett and Margarita Loyola and Johanna den Duyf and Sarah Y. T. Robertson and Valerie Ashworth and Lars E Apland and Armin{\'e}e Kazanjian},
  journal={Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association},
  volume={18 5},
BACKGROUND A clinical study to examine the barriers to using telehealth for oncologic visits was performed by the British Columbia Cancer Agency's Vancouver Island Centre (BCCAVIC) and the Vancouver Island Health Authority in 2006-2007. One of the major barriers encountered was physician engagement. The current observational study was to determine whether… CONTINUE READING