Telehealth

BAIL_ICON_ENGAGE_REHABILITATION

Overview

The aim of this study was to determine the ease of offering patients home Video Consultations (VC) by determining the willingness of patients to use home VC, their capacity to participate in a home VC with the technology available to them at home, and the conditions under which the service could be offered.

Method

A three part sequential mixed methods study.
1) A survey to determine willingness to substitute in-person consultation with home VC.
2) Testing the technical capacity for home VC.
3) In depth interviews with cardiology outpatients and parents and/or guardians of paediatric outpatients.

Status of Research

Completed.

Outputs

Read a summary of the results HERE

Read and interesting article on Telehealth in New Zealand HERE

Key Contact

Dr Johnny Bourke,
Burwood Academy of Independent Living
Phone:  +64 3 383 6871
Mobile:  +64 21 1125596
Email: johnny.bourke@burwood.org.nz

Researchers and Collaborators

Dr Jo Nunnerley,
Burwood Academy of Independent Living
Phone:  +64 3 383 6871
Mobile:  +64 21 1872651
Email: jo.nunnerley@burwood.org.nz

Dr John Garrett,
Canterbury District Health Board

Professor Philip Schluter,
University of Canterbury

Dr Fi (Fiona) Graham,
University of Otago

Research Assistants
Joshua Caldwell
Suzanne Reiser