Use of videoconferencing in Norwegian psychiatry.

  title={Use of videoconferencing in Norwegian psychiatry.},
  author={Borghild Hanssen and Silje C. Wangberg and Deede Gammon},
  journal={Journal of telemedicine and telecare},
  volume={13 3},
We conducted a national survey about access to and use of videoconferencing in Norwegian mental health care. A questionnaire was mailed to 300 institutions, with 113 returned (38%). Attitudes towards videoconferencing were positive. 58 of the respondents had access to videoconferencing equipment. 51 institutions had used videoconferencing in the previous year. Geographical and climatic factors and travel-related strain were predictors of access. Videoconferencing was mostly used for meetings… CONTINUE READING