School-based telemedicine: Perceptions about a telemedicine model of care

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dc.contributor.author Tye, M en
dc.contributor.author Honey, Michelle en
dc.contributor.author Day, Karen en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-09-30T02:55:55Z en
dc.date.available 2020-09-30T02:55:55Z en
dc.date.issued 2020 en
dc.identifier.citation Health Informatics Journal 26(3):2030-2041 2020 en
dc.identifier.issn 1460-4582 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/53155 en
dc.description.abstract In New Zealand, a store-and-forward telemedicine programme is implemented in schools to address common health conditions. This study aimed to investigate perceptions of the non-clinical school staff involved on this telemedicine model of care. Interviews and analysis were framed by sociotechnical theory under constructs of identities, affiliations, interactions and environments. Findings show that telemedicine aligned with identities of staff as carers. Affiliations via close relationships with children and community support enabled the programme. Delivering telemedicine enhanced interactions with children. Environments related to practices and physical characteristics of the school were viewed as constrainers and enablers for delivery. School-based telemedicine delivered by school staff is perceived as an acceptable model of care. Benefits include empowerment, school cohesion and potential improvement in health literacy, with no major issues perceived. Telemedicine may be effective for treating common health conditions in school children, with potential for community members to be involved in health care. en
dc.publisher SAGE Publications (UK and US) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Health Informatics Journal en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ en
dc.title School-based telemedicine: Perceptions about a telemedicine model of care en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/1460458219895380 en
pubs.issue 3 en
pubs.begin-page 2030 en
pubs.volume 26 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors en
pubs.end-page 2041 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 809604 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Nursing en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Health Systems en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2020-08-03 en


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