Are GP video consults really that necessary?
Greg Hunt has said the introduction of Medicare-funded telehealth was 10 years of health reform delivered in just 10 days.
But the use of video consults remains relatively small-scale , despite the government saying it's the preferred option because of the greater ‘information transfer’ .
Is this the experience of GPs? Or is the technology failing to deliver on its clinical promise?
We asked three GPs: Dr Michael Wright, chief medical officer at Avant; Dr