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A GP guide to telehealth (1.5 CPD hours)

NHS IT expert John Cruickshank, a consultant director at independent thinktank 2020health, and GP Dr Junaid Bajwa answer GP questions on telehealth



In this module five GP questions on telehealth are answered by telehealth experts. The module willl update you on:

  • The terminology used to describe different forms of remote healthcare monitoring
  • Examples of how telehealth can be used in primary care
  • Evidence to date from the Department of Health’s Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) programme
  • A comparison with the extensive use of telehealth in the US Veterans Health Administration 
  • Which patient groups might be suitable for the new Remote Monitoring DES 

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