The authors conducted a systematic literature review of 103 papers from databases (Web of Knowledge, Pubmed, Scopus, EMbase, Scielo) to investigate telehealth in the speech-language and hearing sciences (SLHS). The majority of studies focused on assessment or intervention. The largest number of published studies ocured in the US, followed by Australia. Eight-five percent of the studies concluded advantages of telehealth over non-telehealth alternative; 13.6% report it was unclear whether telehealth procedure had advantages.
Molini-Avejonas, Daniela Regina, Rondon-Melo, Silmara, Albuquerque de La Higuera Amoto, Cibelle, and Samelli, Alessandra Giannella. (2015). A systematic review of the use of telehealth in speech, language and hearing sciences. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. doi: 10.1177/1357633X15583215
[telehealth, telerehabilitation, telemedicine, tele-education]