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The rewards and challenges of telehealth: A practitioner’s perspective

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Dr Jorge do Campo, general medicine physician and seasoned telehealth practitioner spoke with the RACP’s telehealth team about how telehealth has improved patient services and fostered long-term partnerships with his rural colleagues.


MBS rebates for telehealth

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The tangible benefits of telehealth for the health professional and the patient have been well publicised and reported in recent months. The RACP Physicians Telehealth Support Project team has prepared advice on claiming the additional MBS telehealth items and incentives to support members who are ready to integrate telehealth into their clinical practice.


Online CPD module for telehealth coming soon

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Mediscussion Summer 2012View 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

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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.

 


Update on the Physicians Telehealth Support Project

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The winter edition of Mediscussion announced the College’s Physicians Telehealth Support Project, a new initiative aimed at increasing the use of telehealth among Australian physicians. The spring edition of Mediscussion presents an opportunity to update Fellows on the project.


Exciting developments in telehealth

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An exciting development in patient care over the past few years has been the increasing availability of telehealth. More health professionals, including physicians are finding that telehealth is a relatively simple and low-cost way of improving patient care and reaching a greater number of patients. But what is telehealth?


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