Reports

TELEMEDICINE AND HEALTH IN NORTHERN QUEBEC

We invite you to listen to this interview with Johanne Morel and Johanne Desrochers on the topic of telemedicine. Relevant and always topical, it puts the position of health care professionals in Northern Quebec into perspective.

Dr. Morel, a paediatrician at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, describes the role of telemedicine in the health program of the North. Johanne Desrochers, Associate Director of RUIS McGill Telehealth, presents the various telehealth projects and major medical applications of telemedicine available. She concludes by outlining the main challenges to implementing the telehealth program in remote regions.