Monthly Archives: December 2012

Online CPD module for telehealth coming soon

December 21st, 2012 (1 Comment)

View article The Physicians Telehealth Support Project in partnership with the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine is launching an online telehealth continuing education module for physicians in early 2013.

RACP launches guidelines and practical tips for telehealth

December 21st, 2012 (No Comments)

View article Following a robust consultation process, the College has launched the Physicians Telehealth Support Project’s guidelines and practical tips for telehealth to support physicians to conduct telehealth consultations.  

Change to telehealth geographical eligibility

December 12th, 2012 (No Comments)

View fact sheet From 1 January 2013 the geographic eligibility criteria for telehealth Medicare Benefit Schedule (MBS) items will be amended.

Rural towns in North Queensland reap the benefits of a ‘teleoncology’ model of care

December 12th, 2012 (No Comments)

View article Member of the RACP Telehealth Working Group, Associate Professor Sabe Sabesan, discusses the requirements and process for building and implementing a successful telehealth model of care for cancer patients.      

Telehealth – benefiting country and indigenous patients

December 12th, 2012 (No Comments)

View article Telehealth can be of enormous benefit to  rural, remote and Indigenous patients, and to the doctors providing medical care. An oncologist and an endocrinologist, both RACP Fellows, describe why telemedicine is a great initiative and how it has helped them provide better care to these patients.