COVID-19 and digital technology: The roles, relevance and risks of using telehealth in a crisis | Tuesday 24th March, 6.00pm-7.30pm AEDT
Join panel chair Dr Norman Swan (physician and journalist) and panellists including:
– Professor Trish Greenhalgh (Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, UK)
– Dr Amandeep Hansra (GP, Bondi, NSW, Australia), and
– Dr Neale Fong (CEO of Bethesda Health Care, WA, Australia, and medical practitioner) for this innovative and informative session.
Set against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis, our webinar panellists will discuss the role telehealth can play in primary and secondary care. The panel will present practical strategies for healthcare professionals and outline the risks and rewards of telehealth for practitioners and patients alike.
Key topics will include how to:
• identify and adopt successful telehealth models
• modify business models for practices when implementing telehealth
• use remote triaging and online consultations to manage situations like COVID-19
• engage technology to support infection control and protect staff and patients
• best utilise existing online consultation platforms and implement new systems
• build a health workforce and patient ecosystem that is confident in using telehealth technology
• consider clinical governance issues in relation to telehealth
• select patient settings where telehealth is most valuable
• enable video consultation capability and why this might be appropriate
• address common telehealth challenges and communicate benefits
• find relevant resources and where to access support.
This webinar is proudly bought to you by the Digital Health CRC in collaboration with Curtin University and La Trobe University.