What do our telehealth patients say? A survey of telehealth patients was conducted during the week of November 4-8, 2013, to assess patients’ satisfaction with Ontario Telemedicine Network services used by the Telehealth Program at UHN.
Top 5 reasons why UHN patients like telehealth are:
As well as improving person-centred care, telehealth has a positive impact on the environment. For example, in 2010, by using telehealth appointments, we eliminated more than 750,000 km of travel and prevented more than 185,000 kg of greenhouse gas emissions from cars.
We are committed to adopting innovative technology to improve care for patients, as well as to helping establish best practices in telehealth throughout Ontario and Canada.
Recent achievements include: