Smith, Anthony C

Models of care in tele-ophthalmology: A scoping review.

Publication Date: 
Jan 01, 0000

The objective of this review was to identify and describe telehealth models of care for ophthalmic services. We conducted a scoping review of the literature to identify how ophthalmic care can be delivered by telehealth.

How to formulate research questions and design studies for telehealth assessment and evaluation.

Publication Date: 
Oct 26, 2017

Planning a research strategy and formulating the right research questions at various stages of developing a telehealth intervention are essential for producing scientific evidence.

Tele-orthopaedics: a snapshot of services in Australia.

Publication Date: 
Sep 27, 2017

Health services in the United States and Europe have reported that tele-orthopaedics saves significant patient travel time, reduces time off work, increases satisfaction with care and in some scenarios reduces the cost of care. Less is known about the role of tele-orthopaedics in Australia.

The Model for Assessment of Telemedicine (MAST): A scoping review of empirical studies.

Publication Date: 
Jul 31, 2017

The evaluation of telemedicine can be achieved using different evaluation models or theoretical frameworks. This paper presents a scoping review of published studies which have applied the Model for Assessment of Telemedicine (MAST). MAST includes pre-implementation assessment (e.g.

Using survey methods in telehealth research: A practical guide.

Publication Date: 
Jul 21, 2017

Surveys are a common method for assessing patient and clinician perceptions, attitudes and outcomes of telehealth. However, inadequacies in both the conduct and reporting of survey studies are common in telehealth research.

Telehealth in paediatric surgery: Accuracy of clinical decisions made by videoconference.

Publication Date: 
Jun 07, 2017

AIM: Telehealth is a useful method of providing specialist consultation to a geographically diverse population. Canadian studies of telehealth for paediatric surgery demonstrate good accuracy, but have low numbers of cryptorchid patients in their cohorts.

Impact of a University-Based Outpatient Telemedicine Program on Time Savings, Travel Costs, and Environmental Pollutants.

Publication Date: 
Apr 14, 2017

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to estimate travel-related and environmental savings resulting from the use of telemedicine for outpatient specialty consultations with a university telemedicine program.

The Development of a Telemedicine Planning Framework Based on Needs Assessment.

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Publication Date: 
Mar 21, 2017

Providing equitable access to healthcare services in rural and remote communities is an ongoing challenge that faces most governments. By increasing access to specialty expertise, telemedicine may be a potential solution to this problem.

Substitution rates of video consultations for traditional consultations at a tertiary public hospital.

Publication Date: 
Nov 01, 2016

Using a case study approach, we conducted a retrospective review of 12 months of outpatient activity at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) in Brisbane, Australia.