Connecting people with health care remotely

Telehealth is the delivery of healthcare virtually via a PC or mobile device. This allows patients to be seen by their healthcare practitioner in the comfort of their home/ aged care facility/ local general practice.

EMPHN is supporting the roll out of Healthdirect’s ‘video call’ trial during COVID-19. For more information and resources on using telehealth and Healthdirect, visit our COVID-19 page.

Telehealth in Health Services

The below health services provide telehealth (video) access to specialist/outpatient clinics, with demonstrated benefits for coordination of care, and patient time and convenience. To find out how you can connect more of your patients via telehealth, click on each of the organisations below to access each health service’s telehealth webpage.

Telehealth Victoria Community of Practice (COP)

The Telehealth Victoria Community of Practice (COP) enables collaboration among members of the Victorian health workforce who are involved in implementing, supporting, managing and evaluating telehealth access to their health services.

For more information visit The Telehealth Victoria website.

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