Telehealth Lung Triage

Telehealth Lung Clinic Triage and Follow Up Clinic

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.

Publications:

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.