Hospital upgrade

NEW TECHNOLOGY: Penola War Memorial Hospital nurse unit manager Corinne Galwey tests the hospital’s new real-time video technology equipment. Two cameras and a high resolution screen have been installed to connect Adelaide-based GPs with low acuity patients.

PATIENTS and medical staff at the Penola War Memorial Hospital will have access to additional support with the introduction of real-time video technology to connect with experienced rural GPs.

South Australian Virtual Emergency Service (SAVES), which enables country patients to conduct face-to-face consults with Adelaide-based Rural Doctors Workforce Agency GPs using video conferencing equipment, will be rolled out in Penola.

The purpose-designed telehealth technology features


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