Warnings over telehealth solutions

GPs are facing a barrage of “telehealth solution” offers in the wake of the Federal Government’s incentive scheme, but many deals are inappropriate and could see practices waste thousands of dollars, an expert warns.

Paul Bruce, e-health support officer at GP NSW, the state-based organisation for divisions, said: “Some vendors are approaching GPs with inappropriate systems, and GP divisions have also been approached.

“There was a stage when I was getting calls every day from companies who wanted to sell telehealth and