Oral Presentation Australian Diabetes Society and the Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

How to run telemedicine in your diabetes clinic (#27)

Sheila J Cook 1 , Shayne Stenhouse 2 , Carolyn(Carrie) Bourke 2
  1. The University of Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD, Australia
  2. Telehealth Services, Toowoomba Hospital, Toowoomba , Queensland, Australia

Telehealth has become the new frontier of outreach and rural services in Australia, but not all diabetes clinics have embraced this new technology.  Despite the provision of MBS item numbers to support the uptake of this form of virtual care, the barriers to its implementation can appear overwhelming to busy clinicians.  This presentation will discuss successful strategies to build sustainable, satisfying and patient-centred telehealth clinics.

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