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CSIRO to demonstrate evidence for telehealth under NBN project

As reported yesterday, the federal government has revealed the winning bidders for the $20.3 million grants program to evaluate NBN-enabled telehealth pilot projects, first announced in January last year, including the CSIRO planning the first large-scale use of patient-collected data uploaded to the PCEHR. The CSIRO has received two grants totalling $5 million, with $3m awarded to a project examining home monitoring of chronic disease for aged care, and $2m to extend its Remote-I indigenous eye care program to evaluate telehealth over satellite broadband.  Read more here .