Is your practice interested in telehealth technology, virtual consults, and tele-monitoring?

 

The federal government has reassured GPs that the government is looking at Medicare funding for telehealth services. In his address at RACGP conference (GP18) in the Gold Coast, October, 2018, Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt proposed a blended model of funding similar to the Health Care Homes trial.

If you or your practice is interested in making a move into the telehealth space, then the CESPHN commissioned ‘Staying Healthy Living Well Telehealth program is a great place to start.

The Staying Healthy Living Well program is a free health Support, telemonitoring and coaching service to assist patients become more confident in understanding and monitoring their health conditions. The program provides patients and GPs with the additional assistance required to reinforce and educate important healthcare messages patients receive from their GP and practice nurse.

pdf Click here (169 KB) for the GP flyer.

pdf Click here (856 KB) for the patient flyer.

CESPHN lead: Kim Sherman, CESPHN
T: 1300 986 991
E: k.sherman@cesphn.com.au

Clinical Lead: Libby Hollebon, Telehealth Coordinator.
T: 1300 763 583
M: 0447655197
E: libbyhollebon@feroscare.com.au