Webinar: Digital health and the improvement of quality and safety in the management of chronic disease

The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) held a webinar on digital health and the improvement of quality and safety in the management of chronic disease on Thursday 15 December.

The webinar took place on Thursday 15 December at the following times:

  • WA - 5:00pm
  • NT - 6:30pm
  • Qld - 7:00pm
  • SA - 7:30pm
  • NSW, Vic & Tas - 8:00pm

All members of the practice team were welcome to participate. GPs, practice nurses, practice managers, physician assistants, and PHN staff providing ground support are also welcome to attend.

Practice teams developed local strategies to build integrated care teams around each patient, use technology rationally, share appropriate information, and measure performance.

Presented by Fellows Dr Anthony Lembke, Dr Dale Ford and Dr Ewen McPhee, the focus was on the systematic management of chronic conditions in rural and remote settings, using new models of care supported by digital health and continuous quality improvement methodology. Heather McDonald from the Australian Digital Health Agency will provide an overview of digital health policy and strategy.

For more information, please visit the ACRRM website.