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Since the Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program (MSOAP) Telehealth Trial 2010, RDN has been actively involved in telehealth. The following practical information is for both those starting out in telehealth and those looking to improve their telehealth consultations.


RDN resources 

This checklist is designed to ensure a smooth orientation process for practices and providers of telehealth.

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Download the checklist [PDF 4.77MB]

This guide is designed to assist practices offering telehealth, and providers of telehealth, with the process of recruitment and onboarding.

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Download the resources and tips [PDF 1.22MB]


Useful introductory resources 


Telehealth triage and workflows


Useful technology resources


MBS telehealth fact sheets


RDN and telehealth

In recent years, telehealth has assisted remote, rural and regional communities to access better healthcare services in a timelier fashion. This is an exciting development in providing health services and information over distance, allowing people outside of metropolitan areas to access knowledge and services previously inaccessible unless they travelled, usually at great cost and inconvenience. As an organisation striving for equity in healthcare access, RDN supports telehealth and the opportunities it offers.

Since the Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program (MSOAP) Telehealth Trial 2010, telehealth has become an element of RDN’s service delivery. Several Outreach services across the Medical Outreach Indigenous Chronic Disease Program (MOICDP) and Rural Health Outreach Fund (RHOF) programs being delivered via telehealth consultation.