Telehealth facilitation of diabetes and cardiovascular care in Australia (TEAMSnet)
TEAMSnet is a tele-retinal imaging and web-based chronic disease decision support intervention in 3 Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory that seeks to optimise health outcomes for Aboriginal people.
University of Melbourne
TEAMSnet brings together two key elements to facilitate the implementation of meaningful chronic disease clinical program: a Comprehensive Disease Management Program (CDMP) and a teleophthalmology application. The teleophthalmology application uses workd class technology to photograph the eye so that the image can be sent via a secure network to the Australian Centre for Eye Research in Melbourne for reading and diagnosis within a 48 hour turnaround time. The CDMP is a web-based application that consists of the CARPA guidelines enhanced cardiovascular disease and diabetes management, and is interfaced with the local health management sustem Communicare.
Lead: A/Prof Sven-Erik Bursell, the University of Melbourne
A/Prof Alicia Jenkins; the University of Melbourne and (St Vincent’s Hospital),
A/Prof David N. O’Neal; the University of Melbourne and (St Vincent’s Hospital),
Dr Kevin G, Rowley; the University of Melbourne
Prof Alex Brown, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
Dr Danny Liew; the University of Melbourne and the Royal Melbourne Hospital
Fred Hollows Foundation
National Health and Medical Research Council Partnership Grant
For further information, please contact Dr Odette Gibson.