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The Townsville Diabetes Telehealth Trial

Posted by Paul Scuffham on 4 August 2015

Paul Scuffham and his team just completed work on a trial to assess if remote access to clinicians using telehealth technologies over broadband lead to improved diabetic control in a way that benefits patients, carers and clinicians, and improves the overall health system. The Townsville Broadband-Enabled Diabetes Telehealth Trial and Trial Extension was funded by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Communications.

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Author: Paul Scuffham
About: Paul Scuffham, the Foundation Professor of Health Economics at Griffith University Australia, graduated with a PhD (Economics) from the University of Otago. He has extensive experience in economic evaluation of health services and interventions such as medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
Tags: Health Services Delivery

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