The Royal’s Telemedicine Consultations have Increased 80% in One Year

OTTAWA, January 29, 2013 –The Royal has expanded its Telemedicine Program to improve access tospecialized mental health care for patients in outlying and rural communities across Eastern Ontario as wellas northern parts of Ontario and Quebec, and the Yukon. Thanks to a $1 million donation from the Bell Let’sTalk mental health initiative, The Royal has increased its telemedicine consultations by 80% over the past year,delivering close to 900 clinical consultations in 2012 in addition to educational sessions.

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