Can telehealth be used for effective palliative care?
While remote-delivery of palliative care offers new opportunities, it can't substitute for the need for in-person connection say University of Melbourne experts
Treating knee arthritis with online exercise and diet
A telehealth diet and exercise program helps people cope with knee osteoarthritis, possibly reducing need for surgery, University of Melbourne research finds.
Data protection is a mental health issue for young people
Australia’s leading use of digital technologies in youth mental health services could help inform our Privacy Act review, say University of Melbourne experts.
An unexpected upside of COVID
A University of Melbourne expert says for many with chronic illness, the shift to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic gives them more freedom and control.
Online approach works in treating knee osteoarthritis
Physiotherapy via Skype and online pain coping training is shown to be as effective in treating knee osteoarthritis, opening way for wider access.
Spinal patients sing to breathe easy in virtual world
Music therapy and technology researchers are using virtual reality to allow quadriplegics to sing together to boost their breathing and connectedness.