Our Vision: To provide the best and possible personalized teleurology health and educational services to individuals, their families, their health care professionals and the communities we serve.
Our Mission: To promote the practice of teleurology for the purpose of prevention and management of urological ailments, using available technology to improve access to quality and appropriate person-centred care.
- We believe in honouring the dignity, values and cultures of the individuals we serve.
- We believe in collaborative comprehensive teleurology health care to meet the needs of individuals, health care providers, health organizations and communities.
- We believe that through effective education, preventive and early disease detective measures better quality of life is achievable.
- We believe that we, our employees, colleagues, partners, learners should be enthusiastic, well-trained, competent and trustworthy in order for us to be successful.
- We believe in working with individuals and their healthcare providers to apply and develop innovative ways and techniques to improve access to quality urologic care in time and space.
- We believe it is our responsibility to promote and provide the best quality, appropriate, safe, effective and efficient urologic care within the context and limits of available technology and resources.
- We believe in fair pricing of our professional and technical services to continue to grow, develop, and improve upon the best, easily accessible, cost-effective teleurology health care services.
- We believe in continuing quality improvement, good safety and risk management strategies in all avenues of care we shall provide.
- We believe in long term, life time learning and reflective practice for the full benefit of the individuals and the communities we serve.
- We believe in transparency, being socially responsible and accountable with cultural sensitivity and respectfulness.
Our Goals include:
- Enumerate and give definitions pertinent to teleurology
- Develop a prototype teleurology consent Form and other relevant working documents
- Establish effective networking among members of the working group and others
- Develop "best practice" teleurology guidelines
Issues and standards:
- Patient confidentiality and privacy
- Informed consent
- Technical standards for live and asynchronous imaging
- Technical standards for communication connectivity
- Procedure to obtain teleurology consultation
- Review protocols and practices from different telemedicine and eHealth networks around the world
- Grow the practice of teleurology
Potential growth stimulators:
- Grow networks and keep records of practitioners of teleurology success stories and challenges
- Research and development
- Building network of partners and stakeholders: industry, health organizations, urological associations, national Health care systems and collaterals, etc.
- Professional development programs and sharing of information, best practice