In 1993 Gross
Rehabilitation Center incorporated TeleHealth into the chronic pain and
medication management program. The cost
of technology limited widespread use. In
2010, Dr Gross returned from New Zealand where he served as Sr. Clinical
Director for the Rehabilitation Center; Otago District Health Board.
a new unit aimed at assisting complex illness and Dr. Gross Consulted in the
development of clinical services. In
2010 came to an agreement to develop TeleHealth services for WorkSafe BC. This service expanded to other communities
including First Nation Communities in Northern Alberta. Technology improved
with a significant reduction in cost.
In 2014, Dr. Gross
adopted a new system resulting in convenience, accessibility to all those
through cell signal and or internet.
By using Vidyo, current services includes servicing International Students where
colleges and universities lack healthcare services, athletes injured on the
field or court where emergency services are required, in cases of mental
health illness, stress, anxiety and
In a pilot with WSBC
early discharge from hospital, community based rehabilitation and active
treatment of wounds, ulcers and other conditions have reduced health care costs
within many healthcare systems.
Today GRC Health
provides comprehensive programs for complex patients, specialists care where
needed to rural, remote regions, International services to countries lacking
resources an third parties trying to contain costs along with healthcare