What is it?
Cardiology Telehealth service connects patients with cardiac issues in rural Victorian communities with a cardiologist in Melbourne. Patients are supported by an appointment facilitator such as a community nurse or practice nurse. The service sees adult patients with hypertension, non-urgent chest pain, congestive cardiac issues, cardiomyopathy, palpitations or conduction issues.
Who does it?
The program is based on a strong partnership with Cardiologist Dr Anthony Dortimer and local rural health services. Dr Dortimer is highly experienced in all areas of cardiology and has a particular empathy in establishing compassionate and understanding relationships with his many patients.
Our Cardiology Specialists:
Telehealth Referral Pathway
This referral pathway outlines the suitability of patients for Flying Doctor Telehealth
and provides further instructions as to what information to include in a referral to Flying Doctor Telehealth.