Telehealth Lung Triage
Start/End Dates: 2003 – 2005
Investigators: Cummings GG & Gebran J. (co-PIs)
Funder: Alberta Health & Wellness, Telehealth Clinical Services Grant
Grant Amount: $117,000
Description: This grant supported the development and evaluation of a Telehealth Clinic for rural Albertans with lung cancer. It allowed them to access medical and surgical oncology services from their home communities. It proved to be more timely access and cost effective than traditional urban-centred clinic visits.
Winton T, Butts C, Scrimger R, Janzen H, Cummings GG, Hoeber M, King C, Delorme T, Allen D, Graham N, Reinboldt D. (2005). Telehealth Lung Cancer Clinics: Specialized Oncology Services Closer to Home. Telehealth 2005. IASTED: International Association of Science and Technology for Development. ISBN: 0-88986-506-X: 90-95.