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The New Zealand Telehealth Forum


Medico-legal Issues in Telehealth

Mar 2015telehealth legal2

While written for Victoria, this paper does still discuss a number of very important Medico-legal issues that are generally applicable when implementing telehealth within New Zealand.

The paper finds that while there are a number of important medico-legal risks that must be addressed, provided the risks are identified, acknowledged and dealt with appropriately, this should not be a barrier to a successful Victorian telehealth system.

This document is provided as a resource only. Nothing in this document should be taken to be legal advice and health service providers and clinicians should seek independent legal advice about any medico-legal matters relating to telehealth.

Click here to read the full report.