Calls for inquiry into digital healthcare

February 14, 2023 9:52 am in by

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There are calls for a public inquiry into digital healthcare in Australia.

Member for Mallee and Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health Anne Webster says solutions are needed to help Aussies receive timely access to primary healthcare.

Dr Webster says regional communities don’t have reasonable access to healthcare, and that highlights the need for telehealth.

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She says healthcare’s being stretched, and telehealth alleviates the risk for patients who might otherwise miss out.


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