In partnership with Mobile Health and
The New Zealand Telehealth Forum

 

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Technology

 

Telehealth implementation that delivers the best outcomes for patients and health professionals needs to be built on a strong technological foundation. Some aspects such as networking can be extremely complex, but are critical to understand to get the desired outcomes from your programme. If you don't have the IT expertise on your evaluation or implementation team you should consider adding them. 

Key areas to understand

Standards - Supporting interoperability and functionality
Endpoints - Mobile, computer, desktop, video conferece unit, specialised
Peripherals - For computer and video conference unit
Networking - Public and private networks, upload and download, WiFi