Professor Steven Boyages article featured on MJA Insight Plus
The expansion of telehealth consultations was one of the first initiatives of the Commonwealth government in response to COVID-19 with the introduction of the new COVID-19 Medicare item numbers for telehealth consultations.
This means many more people are now able to use digital information and communication technologies, such as computers and mobile devices, to access health care services.
San associated endocrinologist Professor Steven Boyages, is the author of an article in MJA Insight Plus providing an overview of the development of telehealth consultations in Australia highlighting his belief that ‘irrespective of the duration of this pandemic, one of the lasting consequences will be that telehealth consultations will become mainstream.’
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