Docs use telehealth to give patients genetic testing results

Not sure where to start implementing telehealth in your hospital? Consider your genetic testing lab. A Canadian study found that delivering lab findings via tele-visits is surprisingly effective--so much so that the health system's genetics outreach clinics, where patients often go for notification, are unnecessary. In fact, the Program of Genetics and Metabolism is one of the top 10 utilizers of telehealth within the Manitoba province, where the study was conducted. Study (.pdf)