The potential of telehealth for 'business as usual' in outpatient clinics.

  title={The potential of telehealth for 'business as usual' in outpatient clinics.},
  author={Karen Day and P. Kerr},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  volume={18 3},
A six-month pilot study was conducted to ascertain the value of using high-definition videoconferencing equipment in an outpatients' setting. The videoconferencing equipment, which included digital biometric equipment, was installed in the outpatient clinics of a remote health service in New Zealand. Use of the equipment was evaluated using action research techniques. Clinicians were interviewed about their assessment of the equipment's usefulness. Patients and their carers completed… CONTINUE READING
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