• Virtual therapy?

    Open Forum     |      May 17, 2022

    Edith Cowan University research shows many people prefer to speak about negative personal experiences with an avatar, rather than a person, and prefer virtual therapy sessions to personal interaction.

  • Diet, exercise…and telehealth

    Open Forum     |      November 30, 2021

    New research investigating the benefits of telehealth-delivered exercise and diet programs has found 80 per cent of participants experienced improvement in knee pain and lost significant body weight.

  • Patients embraced telehealth during COVID-19

    Open Forum     |      May 13, 2021

    The expansion of telehealth-supported access to health care during the COVID-19 pandemic was roundly embraced by general practice patients, according to new Flinders University research.

  • An unexpected upside of COVID

    Karyn Galvin     |      April 24, 2021

    The shift to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic has given people with chronic diseases more freedom and control over their lives.

  • Telehealth services need to be accessible to all

    Rebeccah Bartlett     |      March 5, 2021

    Distance-based care such as telehealth is now likely to become a consistent feature of community-based care models well into the future.

  • Covid-19 could bring a telehealth revolution in Fiji

    Lubna Rahiman     |      November 14, 2020

    The provision of flexible, adaptable and reusable hardware, software and communication tools, supervised by an suitable regulatory body, could give the people of Fiji greater access to comprehensive, high-quality online healthcare.

  • Now is not the time to shy away from innovation

    Alison Verhoeven     |      July 29, 2020

    Telehealth and virtual healthcare stand out as opportunities which should continue to be leveraged in a post-pandemic world.

  • Charting the success of telehealth in lockdown

    Centaine Snoswell     |      June 24, 2020

    Telehealth is not new, but its uptake was slow and fragmented until COVID-19 came along. The challenge now is to make it a sustainable and routine part of health care into the future.

  • Making the most of telehealth consultations

    Breanna Wright     |      June 6, 2020

    Both health professionals and patients need to make some behavioural adjustments to get the most out of their telehealth appointments.

  • Will COVID-19 shape the future of telehealth?

    Chris Bain     |      May 20, 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the use of telehealth technology after years of slow progress, but fewer people are consulting their GPs. Post-pandemic, what does it mean for digital health?