The Princess Alexandra Hospital Telehealth Centre is a telehealth facility for PAH staff. The centre, opened in 2012, provides a range of health outreach services to patients in rural and remote Queensland using telehealth technology.
It provides fully equipped clinical consultation rooms, meeting spaces and private studios for clinical consultations. The centre aims to:
Facilitate the integration of telehealth into routine practice by engaging with all clinical services at the PA Hospital.
Increase the volume of telehealth activity generated through the PA Hospital.
Deliver a broad range of health services to rural and remote hospitals throughout Queensland.
Reduce the need for patients to travel to Brisbane by substituting some face-to-face consultations with telehealth appointments.
Provide professional support to clinicians in remote locations by videoconference.
Reduce specialist travel by combining telehealth with existing outreach program.