Welcome to ACRRM's eHealth website

www.ehealth.acrrm.org.au is an online community for health and medical professionals (generalists and specialists) who are interested in the use of TeleHealth to improve access to care for rural, Aboriginal and aged care patients.

Our main aim is to support clinicians, administrators and rural health support teams with practical resources, timely content, and advice regarding rational use of TeleHealth.

Get eHealth ready: A Message from AML Alliance

With only three weeks to the end of the month, there is a significant amount of effort required to get general practices over the line by 1 May to ensure that they remain eligible to receive the PIP eHealth payment.  The good news is that it is now possible for practices to register online.  DHS went live late last week with a service through HPOS which allows organisations to register for the PCEHR online.  Further details are provided in this newsletter.  This is an important improvement in the PCEHR registration system.  However, there will still be practices tha

TeleHealth Turns 750,000 square kms into a 'local' oncology practice

Cancer patients in Queensland's vast northern region used to travel up to 1,000 kms and be away for days to see their oncologist in Townsville. Today, they visit their local GP hospital or clinic and their oncologist is 'beamed' out to them.

Telehealth for Rural and Remote Practice-Watch on NITV, Rural Health Channel on VAST or watch live online

On Tuesday 29th January the Rural Health Education Foundation will be broadcasting a live panel discussion on telehealth.Airing immediately prior to this panel discussion is a documentary, Stories from the New Bush Telegraph: The Impact of Telehealth which showcases stories from clinicians and patients who have been using telehealth for a while; How teleoncology is linking Mt Isa with Townsville Hospital; Cairns Diabetes Telehealth Clinic connecting with Badu Island and other Torres Strait islands; rural communities and remote area clinics in South Australia accessing specialist support and

ACRRM TeleHealth Provider Directory- National Health Services Directory

ACRRM Agrees in Principle to Share TeleHealth Data with the NHSD

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) has agreed in principle to work with the operators of the National Health Services Directory to consider a direct feed of provider information from the ACRRMTelehealth Provider Directory into the NHSD.