Using Telehealth to Provide Diabetes Care to Patients in Rural Montana: Findings from the Promoting Realistic Individual Self-Management Program
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This presentation will discuss the process of implementation of video consultations at both the clinician and practice management level. Planning is an essential ingredient to success.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has developed a number of resources to help general practices get started with video consultations.
Mr Rocco is 37 years old and has Type 2 diabetes. He lives in Dareton NSW. With the support of his local Nurse Practitioner, Mr Rocco uses Telehealth for regular follow-up appointments with his endocrinologist in Adelaide.
Mr John Sims is a 40 year old man who has recently had a cholecystectomy at a hospital seven hours drive from his home. He receives follow-up care via a Telehealth consultation.
Jodie is two years old and has moderate to severe eczema, which is well controlled with oral medications and creams. Jodie and her parents have a Telehealth consultation with a specialist every three months.
Emily Black is a 37 year old woman expecting her third child. She has been referred by her midwife to a Genetic Counselling Service. Following an amniocentesis, Emily receives the results via Telehealth consultation.
Free drug and alcohol counselling for patients and family members. Available 24/7, funded by the Australian department of Health