Australia’s large scale adoption of telehealth in response to COVID-19 has resulted in more pathology and imaging requests but fewer test completion rates in the gastroenterology outpatient setting, according to research from Melbourne. Investigators say the study highlights a new clinical risk associated with the abrupt transition to virtual consultations with the findings challenging assumptions ...
Sudden switch to telehealth brings hazards for gastroenterology outpatients
By Sunalie Silva
23 Jun 2021