Anthony C Smith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A mobile telemedicine-enabled ear screening service for Indigenous children in Queensland: activity and outcomes in the first three years
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:485-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Multi-site videoconference tutorials for medical students in Australia
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Queensland, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 82:714-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A review of Medicare expenditure in Australia for psychiatric consultations delivered in person and via videoconference
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:169-71. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical services and professional support: a review of mobile telepaediatric services in Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 161:149-58. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine across the ages
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:15-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the effectiveness of home teleconsultations in paediatric palliative care
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:438-42. 2012
  7. pmc A cost minimisation analysis of a telepaediatric otolaryngology service
    Cathy Q Xu
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:30. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Wireless telemedicine for the delivery of specialist paediatric services to the bedside
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 11:S81-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in paediatric hospital ENT service utilisation following the implementation of a mobile, indigenous health screening service
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:397-400. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of and patient satisfaction with telemedicine for the follow-up of paediatric burns patients
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 10:193-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. ncbi request reprint A mobile telemedicine-enabled ear screening service for Indigenous children in Queensland: activity and outcomes in the first three years
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:485-9. 2012
    ..The community-based screening service led by local Indigenous health workers, and linked to a tertiary children's hospital by telemedicine, was an effective method for routine screening of children at risk of hearing impairment...
  2. doi request reprint Multi-site videoconference tutorials for medical students in Australia
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia Queensland Children s Medical Research Institute, Queensland, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 82:714-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of conducting surgical tutorials via videoconferencing (VC) for medical students undertaking at remote hospitals...
  3. doi request reprint A review of Medicare expenditure in Australia for psychiatric consultations delivered in person and via videoconference
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:169-71. 2012
    ..06% of the total cost to the government for these services. Despite telepsychiatry being a widely reported and successful example of telehealth internationally, the uptake of telepsychiatry in Australia has been slow...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical services and professional support: a review of mobile telepaediatric services in Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 161:149-58. 2010
    ..Our service model provided a streamlined method of delivering specialist health services to children and families living in rural and remote regions of Queensland...
  5. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine across the ages
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:15-9. 2009
    ..For telemedicine to become a mainstream service, its focus must move beyond simply the provision of equipment and network connectivity. Telemedicine must be funded adequately if it is to be successful...
  6. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of the effectiveness of home teleconsultations in paediatric palliative care
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:438-42. 2012
    ..Home telehealth consultations are a feasible and acceptable means of facilitating a palliative care consultation which can reduce the burden on families at a distressing time...
  7. pmc A cost minimisation analysis of a telepaediatric otolaryngology service
    Cathy Q Xu
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:30. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the least-cost approach to providing ENT services for paediatric outpatients...
  8. ncbi request reprint Wireless telemedicine for the delivery of specialist paediatric services to the bedside
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 11:S81-5. 2005
    ..There appears to be potential for other rural and regional hospitals to adopt this model of service delivery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Changes in paediatric hospital ENT service utilisation following the implementation of a mobile, indigenous health screening service
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:397-400. 2013
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  10. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of and patient satisfaction with telemedicine for the follow-up of paediatric burns patients
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 10:193-8. 2004
    ..This study confirms that the quality of information collected during a videoconference appointment is comparable to that collected during a traditional, FTF appointment for a follow-up burns consultation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine for rural and remote child and youth mental health services
    Ven nice Ryan
    Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 11:S76-8. 2005
    ..The referral and consultation activity suggests an improvement in the capacity of rural and remote mental health service providers to deliver specialist services for children and adolescents...
  12. pmc The costs and potential savings of a novel telepaediatric service in Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland, 4029, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:35. 2007
    ..There are few cost-minimisation studies in telemedicine. We have compared the actual costs of providing a telepaediatric service to the potential costs if patients had travelled to see the specialist in person...
  13. ncbi request reprint Internet video to support intravenous medication administration in the home: a cost minimisation study
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:367-71. 2013
    ..Use of Internet-based video appears to produce savings compared to other methods of administering antibiotics and the technique may have wider application in supporting complex interventions in the home...
  14. ncbi request reprint Safety for home care: the use of internet video calls to double-check interventions
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:434-7. 2012
    ..The use of Internet video calls is feasible for double-checking and has the potential to improve patient safety and reduce costs...
  15. doi request reprint The feasibility of a community-based mobile telehealth screening service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Australia
    Galen Elliott
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Telemed J E Health 16:950-6. 2010
    ..This study evaluates whether it is feasible to integrate a mobile telemedicine-enabled ear and eye-screening service with existing community-based services for Australian indigenous children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Realtime telemedicine for paediatric otolaryngology pre-admission screening
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 11:S86-9. 2005
    ..Careful consideration of a number of economic and logistical factors needs to be made before large investments are made to expand the service...
  17. ncbi request reprint The costs and potential savings of telemedicine for acute care neonatal consultation: preliminary findings
    Nigel R Armfield
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:429-33. 2012
    ..The findings suggest that from the health-service perspective, the use of telemedicine for acute care neonatal consultation has substantial economic benefits...
  18. ncbi request reprint Concordance between real-time telemedicine assessments and face-to-face consultations in paediatric otolaryngology
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
    Med J Aust 188:457-60. 2008
    ..The clinical outcomes for children who were not recommended for surgery at the RCH were ascertained by telephone survey...
  19. doi request reprint Humour sans frontieres: the feasibility of providing clown care at a distance
    Nigel R Armfield
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Telemed J E Health 17:316-8. 2011
    ..Further work is required to determine whether the health-related benefits that accrue from in-person clowning are successfully translated to the video-based modality...
  20. ncbi request reprint A review of three years experience using email and videoconferencing for the delivery of post-acute burns care to children in Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston 4029, QLD, Australia
    Burns 30:248-52. 2004
    ..The families of patients have expressed a high degree of satisfaction with the service. Telepaediatric services have helped improve access to specialist services for people living in rural and remote communities throughout Queensland...
  21. ncbi request reprint Paediatric telecardiology services in Queensland: a review of three years' experience
    Robert Justo
    Prince Charles Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 10:57-60. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint A comparison of telepaediatric activity at two regional hospitals in Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 8:S3:58-62. 2002
    ..We believe that the screening method used for patient referrals was the most important determinant of the use of the telepaediatric service...
  23. doi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of medication checks via Internet video
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, Level 3, Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:128-32. 2012
    ..The mean overall accuracy was 91% for all items. Internet video-based medication double-checks may have a useful role to play in processes to ensure the safe use of medications in home care...
  24. doi request reprint Palliative care afterhours: a review of a phone support service
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 29:141-50. 2012
    ..The after-hours phone service has proven to be a simple, effective, and valuable service, which is consistently accessed by families, regardless of distance from the hospital...
  25. ncbi request reprint The family costs of attending hospital outpatient appointments via videoconference and in person
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 9:S58-61. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Telepaediatrics
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 13:163-6. 2007
    ..Telepaediatrics started relatively late compared to most other telemedicine applications, but this may yet turn out to be a case of the hare and the tortoise...
  27. ncbi request reprint Telehealth opportunities in regional Queensland: a scoping study
    Jasmine Croll
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:451-4. 2012
    ..The study reinforced the potential for telehealth services in three key domains: regional hospitals, residential aged-care facilities and general practice...
  28. doi request reprint Clinical use of Skype: a review of the evidence base
    Nigel R Armfield
    Centre for Online Health, Level 3, Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, QLD 4029, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:125-7. 2012
    ..While there were many case reports and small studies, no firm evidence either in favour of, or against the use of Skype for clinical telehealth was found. The risks and benefits of using Skype for clinical purposes are not known...
  29. ncbi request reprint Medical students' knowledge and perceptions of e-health: results of a study in Sri Lanka
    Sisira Edirippulige
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:1406-9. 2007
    ..77% of respondents admitted that they were not provided with systematic knowledge and skills in e-health through their medical curriculum and identified the absence of formal education in e-health as a serious shortcoming...
  30. ncbi request reprint Teleconsultation from a secondary hospital for paediatric emergencies occurring at rural hospitals in Queensland
    Sachin Desai
    Child and Adolescent Health Service, Mackay Base Hospital, Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 19:405-10. 2013
    ..We recommend that telehealth consultation occur for all enquiries about acute paediatric patients at rural sites, especially if transfer of the patient is being considered...
  31. pmc The availability, spatial accessibility, service utilisation and retrieval cost of paediatric intensive care services for children in rural, regional and remote Queensland: study protocol
    Lauren M Thompson
    Centre for Online Health, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:163. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the effect of geography and service organisation for children who need intensive care services but who present outside of metropolitan centres in Queensland...
  32. pmc Student perceptions of a hands-on practicum to supplement an online eHealth course
    Sisira Edirippulige
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 14:e182. 2012
    ..While online learning has a number of advantages, in some domains, it can present some challenges to the development of practical skills and experience...
  33. doi request reprint Telehealth for nursing homes: the utilization of specialist services for residential care
    Leonard C Gray
    Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:142-6. 2012
    ..Many services which are currently being provided on site to metropolitan long-term care facilities could be provided by telehealth in both urban and rural facilities...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' perceptions of telemedicine for remote neonatal consultation
    Nigel R Armfield
    Centre for Online Health, The University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 161:1-9. 2010
    ..Overall, clinicians had positive perceptions of telemedicine. Further work is required to understand the negative perceived usefulness of telemedicine held by some clinicians and to determine whether this may be overcome...
  35. ncbi request reprint Logistical aspects of large telemedicine networks. 2: Measurement of network activity
    Richard Wootton
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 8:S3:81-2. 2002
    ..Those responsible for recording and analysing videoconference activity, particularly in large telemedicine networks, should do so with care...
  36. ncbi request reprint The use of online health techniques to assist with the delivery of specialist paediatric diabetes services in Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 9:S54-7. 2003
    ..The net result was improved access to specialist services from rural and remote areas of Queensland...
  37. pmc An economic analysis of email-based telemedicine: a cost minimisation study of two service models
    Liam Caffery
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia, Level 3 Foundation Building, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:107. 2008
    ..The first service model used a COTS email application and the second used a purpose-written telemedicine application...
  38. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine and rural health care applications
    Anthony C Smith
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, Australia
    J Postgrad Med 51:286-93. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Telemedicine--is the cart being put before the horse?
    Nigel R Armfield
    Centre for Online Health, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Med J Aust 200:530-3. 2014
    ..Successful adoption and sustainable integration of telemedicine into routine care could be improved by evidence-based implementation. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the careers and professional practices of graduates from an e-health postgraduate programme
    Sisira Edirippulige
    Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 18:455-9. 2012
    ..Overall, the level of satisfaction regarding the learning experience doing e-health study at UQ was high...
  41. pmc The case for home based telehealth in pediatric palliative care: a systematic review
    Natalie Bradford
    Centre for Online Health, School of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    BMC Palliat Care 12:4. 2013
    ..At the same time, pediatric palliative care has developed as a small, but distinct speciality. Understanding the experiences of providing home telehealth services in pediatric palliative care is therefore important...
  42. ncbi request reprint A transmission security framework for email-based telemedicine
    Liam J Caffery
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 161:35-48. 2010
    ..A decision support model is presented as a flow chart to identify the most appropriate encryption for a specific email-based telemedicine service...
  43. ncbi request reprint Delivery of child development services by videoconferencing: a review of four years' experience in Queensland
    Maggie A Bailey
    Child Development Unit, Community Child Health Service, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 11:S1-3. 2005
    ..The growth of the programme indicates its acceptance as a mainstream child development service in Queensland...
  44. ncbi request reprint Home telemedicine for paediatric palliative care
    Natalie Bradford
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 161:10-9. 2010
    ..This work should provide a useful insight for other specialty disciplines contemplating home telemedicine applications...
  45. ncbi request reprint A literature review of email-based telemedicine
    Liam J Caffery
    The University of Queensland, Centre for Online Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Stud Health Technol Inform 161:20-34. 2010
    ..This may account for email-based telemedicine generally being regarded as underutilised. However, the potential is well recognised...
  46. ncbi request reprint Logistical aspects of large telemedicine networks. 1: Site directories
    Richard Wootton
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 8:S3:77-80. 2002
    ..We did not ask this question in the survey, so that this result represents a lower bound for the true number of inoperable systems...
  47. ncbi request reprint Child development services: a multidisciplinary approach to professional education via videoconference
    Antoinette Fitzgerald
    Child Development Unit, Royal Children s Hospital and Health Service District, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 8:S3:19-21. 2002
    ..Despite some early difficulties with the technical aspects of videoconferencing, the evaluation demonstrated the participants' satisfaction with the project and its relevance to their everyday practice...
  48. ncbi request reprint Post-acute care for a paediatric burns patient in regional Queensland
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 8:302-4. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint The multidisciplinary management of a paediatric cardiac emergency
    Anthony C Smith
    Centre for Online Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Telemed Telecare 8:112-4. 2002