Category Archives: Rural and Remote Telehealth Conference 2011

Medicare rebates for Telehealth consutlations

Jennifer Campain – Department of Health and Aging. Improving Access to specialist services through Medicare rebates. I have to admit I’m still a bit confused about who and how you get a medicare rebate but these are the notes I … Continue reading

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President Telemedicine Society of India – Proff K Ganapathy

Professor K Ganapathy – President Apollo telemedicine networking Foundation, President Telemedicine Society of India. Every 6th person in the world lives in India. Want to provide Equitable, Sustainable Healthcare for all – thats over 1Billion people…(Personal note – I’ve just … Continue reading

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Healthcare in an NBN World a Hypothetical

Distinguished panelists were brought on stage and facilitated by Michael Gill to look at some hypothetical situations and how the new NBne neabled delivery of medicine might help them. The first scenario was an older couple: Living in their own … Continue reading

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Senator Stephen Conroy – NBN address from CEBIT

Many articles from respected journalists will be available to cover Senator Conroy’s announcement and my notes below are a quick summary of the key points I tried to capture as he was speaking (very quickly I might add!) Here are … Continue reading

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Telehealth and the power of proximity

Jenny May, Chair NRHA (National Rural Health Alliance) How can we get telehealth to ALL Australians? What are the issues with affordability, accessibility and adoptability. It is commonly understood that your postcode determines your health outcomes, we have a focus … Continue reading

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Chris Ryan, Attend Anywhere

Chris Ryan – Attend Anywhere, presented instead of Mukesh Haikerwal – The changing role of Telehealth, Attend Anywhere has been managing telehealth outcomes since 98, evolved open management since 2001. Not one of the bits, more a coordination of the bits … Continue reading

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Virtual Maternity – a big idea

CEO of HISA and e-health champion Dr Louise Schaper kicked off the Big Ideas session for the afternoon, an opportunity to look at some big ideas for the future of telehealth, how can we use these new services to change … Continue reading

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Real life – Practical Aspects of Telehealth

A fantastic session where real life scenarios were played out with actors to showcase how telehealth can work.  Thanks to Cisco for making this happen. Here are some key findings from the work the team have done to date. If … Continue reading

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Prof John Wilson, Making sense of telemedicine and EHR in the workplace

Professor John Wilson, Head Cystic Fibrosis Service, Alfred Hospital Melbourne. Making sense of Telemedicine and EHR in the workplace. The bigger problems are attitudinal not so much technical – we need integrated solutions to fit in with existing solutions. Intergenerational … Continue reading

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Use of Technology for health learning – Sally Clark, Notre Dame

Sally Clark, University of Notre Dame – Combining web based classrooms and e-learn tools. Increasing access to nursing education in the Kimberly. It’s important to link patients and doctors, but we can also use this technology to improve educational pathways … Continue reading

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John Grant, Cisco – Innovations in post disaster care, Sichuan experience

John Grant from Cisco shared his experience of the Sichuan Earthquake and how they provided connectivity to enable delivery of care. Example many Trauma patients needed rehabilitation and doctors and nurses were flying up and down the province, a fantastic … Continue reading

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Notes from Welcome and first Plenary session

Jeanette Singleton, provides a welcome to country, she is a respected Tribal elder of the Yirrganydji people. Michael Gill chair of the steering committee, then provides a further welcome and brief introduction to the topics to be discussed over the … Continue reading

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Rural and Remote Telehealth Conference begins

Hello everyone, My name is Rachel de Sain and I have the privelege of writing a blog and sharing the exciting announcements, news and information being presented at the Rural and Remote Telehealth Conference brought to you by HISA. Things … Continue reading

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Rural and Remote Telehealth Conference 2011

Welcome to HISA’s blog from our Rural and Remote Telehealth Conference.  This blog will be your link to the going’s on here in Cairns over the next 2.5 days. The development of this conference is the result of passion and … Continue reading

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