Medico-legal aspects of telehealth services for Victorian Public Health Services

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Medico legal aspects for telehealth services for Victorian Public Health Services (April 2015)

The Department of Health and Human Services commissioned DLA Piper to develop a resource for health services and clinicians that aims to explain the current legal framework as it applies to telehealth. Medico-legal aspects of telehealth services for Victorian Public Health Services provides an overview of the laws that need to be considered when delivering or receiving medical advice using telehealth technologies. It covers elements including the duty of care, informed consent, privacy and data confidentiality and insurance and indemnification.

 

 

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