Webinar - It's all about patient care - Incorporating telehealth into rural general practice

Interested in establishing or refining telehealth services for people who live in rural and remote communities. Or hearing about the benefits and difficulties with the uptake of telehealth and how they can be managed. Then listen to this webinar hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

Presenters

  • Dr Ewen McPhee, GP in Emerald, QLD
  • Mrs Wendy McPhee, Practice Manager in Emerald, QLD
  • Dr Megan Kearney, Acting Assistant Secretary and Medical Adviser, Medical Specialist Services Branch, Australian Government Department of Health

Dr Ewen McPhee and Mrs Wendy McPhee present their experience in establishing an effective telehealth service for their patients in rural Queensland. Issues of duty of care, clinical management, and organisational considerations - including, engagement with specialists, will be covered.

Dr Megan Kearney from the Department of Health will address the changes to the telehealth incentives and MBS billing arrangements commencing July 2014.