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New call for national telehealth plan for Australia

Australia needs a national telehealth plan to improve health outcomes and save health dollars and it must include the needs of rural, remote and indigenous communities from inception, says a rural emergency room doctor.  Dr Shannon Nott, a junior doctor who was one of the founding co-chairs of Future Health Leaders in 2011, spent four months in 2014 researching telehealth in rural and remote Alaska, Canada and Brazil including indigenous communities as part of his Churchill Fellowship.  Read more here .