Efficacy of Telehealth in Australia

Telehealth has been widely studied in Australia and worldwide. Below are links to some studies, many indicating the efficacy of Telehealth.

Alexander, M. 1996. “Telemedicine in Australia. 1: The Health Communication Network.” Journal Of Telemedicine And Telecare 2.

Alexander, M. 1996. “Telemedicine in Australia. 2: The Health Communication Network.” Journal Of Telemedicine And Telecare 1.

Anonymous. 2010. “The Potential of Telehealth in Australia.” PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News (618): 10.

Armfield, Nigel R., Sisira K. Edirippulige, Natalie Bradford, and Anthony C. Smith. 2014. “Telemedicine–Is the Cart Being Put before the Horse?” The Medical journal of Australia 200(9): 530–33.

Benzion, Itay, and Eugene M. Helveston. 2007. “Use of Telemedicine to Assist Ophthalmologists in Developing Countries for the Diagnosis and Management of Four Categories of Ophthalmic Pathology.” Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.) 1(4): 489–95.

Berkhof, Farida F., Jan W. K. Van Den Berg, Steven M. Uil, and Huib A. M. Kerstjens. 2015. “Telemedicine, the Effect of Nurse-Initiated Telephone Follow Up, on Health Status and Health-Care Utilization in COPD Patients: A Randomized Trial.” Respirology (Carlton, Vic.) 20(2): 279–85.

Boots, RJ, SJ Singh, and J Lipman. 2012. “The Tyranny of Distance: Telemedicine for the Critically Ill in Rural Australia.” Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 40(5): 871–74.

Bursell, Sven-Erik et al. 2013. “Telehealth in Australia: An Evolution in Health Care Services.” The Medical journal of Australia 199(1): 23–24.

Bursell, SE, S Zang, AC Keech, and AJ Jenkins. 2016. “Evolving Telehealth Reimbursement in Australia.” Internal Medicine Journal 46(8).

Celler, Bg, Nh Lovell, and Dky Chan. 1999. “The Potential Impact of Home Telecare on Clinical Practice.” 171(10): 518–21.

Chow, Josephine, and et al. 2016. “Beyond Dialysis – Telehealth Initiatives.” Renal Society of Australasia Journal 12(1).

Clark, R. A. et al. 1999. “A Growing Partnership in Telehealth.” (February 9, 2016).

Conlan, Lee, Judith Thompson, and Robyn Fary. 2016. “An Exploration of the Efficacy of Telehealth in the Assessment and Management of Stress Urinary Incontinence among Women in Rural Locations.” Australian and New Zealand Continence Journal, The 22(3).

Crowe, BL. 1997. “Telemedicine in Australia: Recent Developments.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 3(1).

Crowe, B. L. 2001. “A Review of the Experience with Teleradiology in Australia.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 7(suppl 2): 53–54. (November 27, 2015).

Crowe, B., and P. Macisaac. 2006. “The Application of Qualitative Approaches to the Evaluation of Telehealth Systems in Australia.” Journal Of Telemedicine And Telecare 12: 33–35.

D’Souza, R. 2000. “A Satisfaction Study of General Practitioners, and Community Mental Health Workers in Rural and Remote Areas with the Use of Telemedicine for Managing Their Psychiatric Patients.” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry 34(s1): A20–A20.

Dattakumar, Ambica. 2013. “A Unified Approach for the Evaluation of Telehealth Implementations in Australia.” (February 5, 2016).

David, L, R Reuben, and Jr McDaniel. 2016. “Facilitating Telemedicine Project Sustainability in Medically Underserved Areas: A Healthcare Provider Participant Perspective.” BMC Health Services Research 16.

Della Mea, V. 1999. “Internet Electronic Mail: A Tool for Low-Cost Telemedicine.” Journal of telemedicine and telecare 5.

Doolan, D. 2013. “A Telehealth Connection Service.”

Eley, Robert et al. 2008. “Nurses’ Confidence and Experience in Using Information Technology.” (February 7, 2016).

Eley, Robert et al. 2009. “Attitudes of Australian Nurses to Information Technology in the Workplace: A National Survey.” (February 9, 2016).

Ellis, I. 2004. “Is Telehealth the Right Tool for Remote Communities? Improving Health Status in Rural Australia.” Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Profession 16(3): 163–68.

Fatehi, F, NR Armfield, M Dimitrijevic, and LC Gray. 2014. “Clinical Applications of Videoconferencing: A Scoping Review of the Literature for the Period 2002-2012.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 20(7): 377–83.

Garrett, Cc et al. 2011. “Young Adults’ Views on Telemedicine Consultations for Sexual Health in Australia.” Sexually Transmitted Infections 87: A89–A89.

Gool, K. van, M. R. Haas, and R. Viney. 2002. “From Flying Doctor to Virtual Doctor: An Economic Perspective on Australia’s Telemedicine Experience.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 8(5): 249–54. (November 27, 2015).

Haleh Ayatollahi, Mostafa Hasannezhad, Hedieh Saneei Fard, and Mehran Kamkar Haghighi. 2016. “Type 1 Diabetes Self-Management: Developing a Web-Based Telemedicine Application.” Health Information Management Journal 45(1).

Helen Rienits, Greg Teuss, and Andrew Bonney. 2016. “Teaching Telehealth Consultation Skills.” The clinical teacher 13(2).

Hereward, Joanne. 2012. “Telehealth in General Practice: Providing Alternative Access Options for People in Regional, Rural and Remote Areas.” HIV Australia 10(2): 27–28.

Jang-Jaccard, Julian, Surya Nepal, Leila Alem, and Jane Li. 2014. “Barriers for Delivering Telehealth in Rural Australia: A Review Based on Australian Trials and Studies.” Telemedicine Journal and E-Health: The Official Journal of the American Telemedicine Association 20(5): 496–504.

Jang-Jaccard, Julian, Surya Nepal, Branko Celler, and Bo Yan. 2016. “WebRTC-Based Video Conferencing Service for Telehealt.” Computing 98(1): 169.

Jhaveri, D, S Larkins, and S Sabesan. 2015. “A Systematic Review to Analyse the Outcomes of Active Medical Therapies Delivered with Telemedicine Support to Rural and Remote Populations.” Internal Medicine Journal 45: 12–13.

Knight, Patricia et al. 2016. “Positive Clinical Outcomes Are Synergistic With Positive Educational Outcomes When Using Telehealth Consulting in General Practice: A Mixed-Methods Study.” Journal of Medical Internet Research 18(2). (August 17, 2016).

Knight, Patricia et al. 2016. “Positive Clinical Outcomes Are Synergistic With Positive Educational Outcomes When Using Telehealth Consulting in General Practice: A Mixed-Methods Study.” Journal of medical Internet research 18(2).

Kuipers, Willem (Pim) et al. 2008. “Primary Health Care Delivery Models in Rural and Remote Australia – a Systematic Review.” (February 9, 2016).

Kumar, Sajeesh K. R., Yogesan Kanagasingam, and Ian J. Constable. 2004. “Should Telemedicine in Eye Care Be Funded in Australia?” Medical Journal of Australia 181(10): 583.

Landgreen, Ian R. 2002. “‘Do No Harm’: A Comparative Analysis of Legal Barriers to Corporate Clinical Telemedicine Providers in the United States, Australia, and Canada.” Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law 30(2): 365–90.

Lessing, K., and I Blignault. 2001. “Mental Health Telemedicine Programmes in Australia.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 7(6): 317–23.

Lugg, DJ. 2000. “Telemedicine: The Cornerstone of Australian Antarctic Medical Practice.” Informatics in Healthcare Australia 8(2): 61–64.;dn=923306084723965;res=IELHEA.

Magrabi, Farah. 2007. “Integrating Telemedicine.” Medical Journal of Australia 186(2): 95.

Milstein, Robert D., and Robert D. Milstein. 1999. “Telehealth: Opportunities and Liabilities.” Medical Journal of Australia 171(10): 561–62.

Mitchell, J. G. 1999. “The Uneven Diffusion of Telemedicine Services in Australia.” Journal of telemedicine and telecare 5 Suppl 1: S45–47.

Moffatt, Jennifer J., and Diann S. Eley. 2011. “Barriers to the up-Take of Telemedicine in Australia–a View from Providers.” Rural and remote health 11(2): 1581.

Mohamed Estai, Estie Kruger, and Marc Tennant. 2016. “Role of Telemedicine and Mid-Level Dental Providers in Expanding Dental-Care Access: Potential Application in Rural Australia.” International Dental Journal 66(4).;jsessionid=878A78BE1717F08039D5457D2B6D7EB6.f04t04.

Perkins, David. 2015. “Telehealth Will Supersede Face-to-Face Consultations in Rural Australia by 2025.” The Australian journal of rural health 23(5): 255–56.

Pickett, Steve M., George W. Van Der Heide, and Steve M. Pickett. 1999. “Medicolegal Risk in Telemedicine: Risk Control in Teleradiology.” Medical Journal of Australia 171(10): 563–65.

Sabesan, Sabe, and Jenny Kelly. 2015. “Implementing Telehealth as Core Business in Health Services.” The Medical Journal of Australia 202(5): 231–33.

Silberstein, M., and J. Hornstein. 1997. “Telemedicine: Here to Stay.” The Medical journal of Australia 166(11): 616.

Smith, Anthony C, and Leonard C Gray. 2009. “Telemedicine across the Ages.” Medical Journal of Australia 190(12): 719.

Smith, A. C., N. R. Armfield, J. Croll, and L. C. Gray. 2012. “A Review of Medicare Expenditure in Australia for Psychiatric Consultations Delivered in Person and via Videoconference.” J Telemed Telecare 18: 169–71.

Walsh, M., and A. Chipperfield. 2000. “Australian National Telehealth Think Tank.” Journal of telemedicine and telecare 6(6): 353.

Wootton, Richard, Ilse Blignault, and Joanne Cignoli. 2003. “A National Survey of Telehealth Activity in Australian Hospitals.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 9(suppl 2): 73–75. (November 27, 2015).

Wyatt, Stephanie N. et al. 2013. “Maternal Response to High?risk Obstetric Telemedicine Consults When Perinatal Prognosis Is Poor.” Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 53(5): 494–97.

Yellowlees, Peter. 2001. “An Analysis of Why Telehealth Systems in Australia Have Not Always Succeeded.” Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare 7(suppl 2): 29–31.  (August 21, 2016).

Yellowlees, P., and W. T. Mccoy. 1993. “Telemedicine. A Health Care System to Help Australians.” The Medical journal of Australia 159(7): 437–38.

Yellowlees, P., M. Chapman, and K. Fielke. 2013. “Telehealth: Anywhere, Anytime, Achievements and Aspirations.” Australian And New Zealand Journal Of Psychiatry 47(S1): 19–20.

Zilliacus, E, and B Meiser. 2010. “The Virtual Consultation: Practitioners’ Experiences of Genetic Counseling by Videoconferencing in Australia.” Telemedicine journal and e-health?: the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association 16(3): 350–57.