Telehealth scenario: This video covers the essentials of setting up your first Telehealth consultation, including equipment set-up, etiquette and evaluation.
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.
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.
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.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has developed a number of resources to help general practices get started with video consultations.
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.
The documents included have been provided to assist practitioners in identifying the issues that may need to be considered when establishing telehealth capability.
Using Telehealth to Provide Diabetes Care to Patients in Rural Montana: Findings from the Promoting Realistic Individual Self-Management Program
The program was established by the UK Department of Health to evaluate how the use of telecare and telehealth technologies can support people with long term health and care needs to live independently.