Teleconferencing brings it all together

Dr Ramana Panda, based in Pottsville on the NSW north coast, has developed what he says is relatively simple software that allows multiple users to teleconference a case securely without the need for new, expensive IT equipment.

By logging in to the Telehealth Networks system — available for an annual licence fee of around $1600 — GPs can see the availability of relevant specialists and allied health providers and schedule teleconferencing appointments with them.

The system allows as many people as desired to hook up to the video call so multiple