Telehealth is a consultation between a patient and a Specialist and will include the use of an audio and video connection via your computer, mobile phone or tablet. Family members or other health professionals, including your local General Practitioner, may also be involved in the Telehealth consultation.
If you live in rural or regional Victoria, interstate, or have difficulty getting to your appointment with Austin Health, a consultation with your Austin Health Specialist via Telehealth may be a suitable option for you.
Telehealth may not be suitable for all patients or appointments; your specialist may recommend and offer a Telehealth consultation if appropriate.
Austin Health strives to achieve excellence in patient care through innovation and the appropriate use of technology. Telehealth has a number of benefits including: