TeleDr has been operational for over 3 years providing specialist care to remote industrial sites since 2008. Telehealth item numbers introduced on 1st July, 2011 allowed TeleDr to expand its service and provide specialist care through videoconsults to remote, rural and outer metropolitan health facilities such as General Practice surgeries, Aboriginal medical services and aged care facilities.
TeleDr makes it easy for the GP, practice nurse or health staff on site to make a videoconsult appointment with a specialist doctor.
TeleDr in conjunction with Telstra's Business Videoconference Innovation Centre will ensure that the videoconsult will be of high quality and the patient and GP will be able to manage the health problem with the aid of the specialist who will be in a different place.
The videoconsult will be
Your TeleDr specialist can:
This service is provided through a GP, practice nurse or an aboriginal health worker who can assist the specialist examine the patient and TeleDr will ensure the patient is reimbursed..
TeleDr is working with health staff in remote, rural and outer metropolitan sites, because: