ATHS - TWIT 96 - April 6 2020
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This Week in Telehealth
This Week in Telehealth - Issue 96
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Covid-19 has created a significant shift in the way the wider community views telehealth. As such, we need our members now more than ever. Please consider renewing your membership to remain a financial member of our society here.
WEBINAR - Deploying Technology During COVID: (North American Central Time) 
Reimagining the Technology Needed to Meet the Current Crisis
This webcast will explore how Northwell Health is leveraging multiple technology platforms in new ways to meet the fast paced demands of the COVID-19 response.

You will learn:
  • The technological needs presented by the COVID 19 Pandemic for Education, Communication, and Clinical Delivery
  • About specific use cases across Northwell Health related to new deployments of current technology
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Please note this webinar is at 1pm North American Central Time Zone.
The Role of Telehealth in Reducing the Mental Health Burden from COVID-19
"Psychological symptoms relating to COVID-19 have already been observed on a population level including anxiety-driven panic buying and paranoia about attending community events. Students, workers, and tourists who have been prevented from accessing their training institutions, workplaces, homes, respectively, are expected to have developed psychological symptoms due to stress and reduced autonomy and concerns about income, job, security, and so on."

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Making the most of telehealth in COVID-19 responses, and beyond

"University of Queensland researcher Dr Centaine Snoswell and colleagues urge governments and clinicians to embrace telehealth during this public health crisis, although they say it is not a panacea and there are some significant barriers to ensuring its widespread and equitable use."

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Want to Skype your GP to avoid exposure to the coronavirus? Here’s what you need to know about the new telehealth option

"Telehealth has been used in Australia and overseas [in emergencies] for decades. And in research to be published soon in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare we discuss how there’s good evidence it’s effective, especially in disaster situations."

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