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HMRI: Advanced Out of Hospital Care (AOHC) Telehealth Research Initiative

HMRI received a Gift from an anonymous donor to implement the AOHC program. The specific objective of the program is to enhance access to, and improve the outcomes of out-of-hospital care provided to patients in regional and rural areas.

There are no funding rounds currently open, please refer to the HNE Research Office Calendar of Opportunities for predicted future dates.

2021 Successful Applicants

Part A – Telehealth Evidence Synthesis Studies:

“Effectiveness and implementation of telehealth: the what, why not and how”.

A/Professor Christopher Williams (HNE Population Health, Program Manager)

Part B – Telehealth Barriers and Facilitators Assessment, Solution Identification and Prioritisation Study:

“Identify barriers, facilitators and system capabilities for telehealth uptake and develop an evidence-informed integrated model of telehealth implementation across and within HNE Mental Health and alcohol/other drug services”.

Dr Milena Heinsch (UoN Senior Research Fellow at the Brain and Mental Health Priority Research Centre)

Part C – Telehealth Implementation Studies:

“Incorporating Telestroke (live video feed) at paramedic point of care to increase treatment rates and improve clinical outcomes for acute stroke patients (“At It +” study)”.

Professor Neil Spratt (HNE Director of Acute Stroke Services and Co-Director of Neurology)

“Evaluation of a Model of Virtual Antenatal Asthma Care”.

Professor Peter Gibson (HNE Respiratory Medicine Senior Staff Specialist and Conjoint Professor of Medicine)

“Better Access to Essential Cardiovascular Services in Regional, Rural and Remote Setting: BACS study”.

Dr Aaron Sverdlov (HNE Senior Clinical Academic/Cardiologist)