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Coronavirus and Medicare – What you need to know

The Commonwealth Government announced the release of new telehealth item codes for patients to claim a rebate from Medicare when they are seeing a GP via telehealth including Skype, Facetime or genuine telehealth platforms such as Doctors on Demand. Find ...

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What is telehealth and how does it work?

What is telehealth and how does it work? A custom-built telehealth gp service allows patients to have a video consultation with a registered doctor on a secure platform. Find out more!

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Staying Safe during the Coronavirus Pandemic

As Australia prepares for a global coronavirus pandemic it’s important to make sure you and your family stays in good health. Here is some important information to protect yourself and others from the Coronavirus. Use soap and water while washing your ...

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What is Coronavirus

Novel Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illness in humans and animals. It is referred to as ‘novel’ as it is a new virus first reported in humans in December 2019. The virus can cause symptoms which range ...

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Doctors on Demand partners with pharmacies for regional telehealth clinics

Online medical service Doctors on Demand has found a way to overcome some of the difficulties with remote healthcare delivery by partnering with pharmacies to deliver more holistic services. In a country as sparsely populated as Australia it’s no surprise ...

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Doctor waiting rooms, a thing of the past!

Thanks to the introduction of telehealth services in Australia several years ago, the dreaded doctor’s surgery waiting room is a thing of the past. Telehealth gives patients real-time access to Australian registered doctors through online videoconferencing technology, even for the ...

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