MBTelehealth uses a secure link to provide videoconferencing for health-care services, continuing education, meetings and family visits between communities across Manitoba. You can see, hear and talk to health-care providers on a monitor and they will be able to see, hear and talk to you. There are more than 140 telehealth sites across the province.
MBTelehealth offers benefits such as:
- reduced time spent away from home or work to receive care
- reduced costs and risks associated with travel
- improved access to health services that may not be available in your home community or region
- ability for family members to participate in your appointment if you choose
To learn how MBTelehealth provided post-stroke support for northern Manitobans, please read page 21 of the October 2012 issue of Canadian Healthcare Technology. The article is available here.For more information about MBTelehealth, please visit the MBTelehealth website or watch our video, Connecting Solutions to Care.