Although radiation therapy for cancer must be administered in person, the Division of Radiation Oncology is making extensive use of telehealth to provide support to patients and keep staff in the loop.
New app will enhance the quality of mental-health treatment by helping family doctors to track their patients’ moods over time.
From high-touch to high-tech—that’s the change COVID-19 triggered in rehabilitation. Telehealth is now an option for clients recovering from stroke, getting measured for a wheelchair, and receiving support for autism.
Using keyboard and screen to build trust between psychiatrist and patient? Not an obvious choice. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic helped telepsychiatry take root at the JGH and CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
The elderly are especially prone to depression during the COVID-19 lockdown. That’s why the Telehealth Intervention Program for Isolated Older Adults is providing emotional support.
By completing the Daily Coronavirus Survey, members of the public will provide CIUSSS West-Central Montreal with digital data that will help predict potential hotspots and improve the allocation of resources.