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.
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
Researchers and Collaborators
Dr John Garrett,
Canterbury District Health Board
Professor Philip Schluter,
University of Canterbury
Dr Fi (Fiona) Graham,
University of Otago