REGISTER NOW: Implementation of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond…

14 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has propelled many cancer care health professionals into the unfamiliar territory of telehealth. Now that some time has passed since new measures have been in place, how will telehealth in cancer care be maintained after the pandemic ends?

Date: Friday May 29, 2020
Time: 11:00am - 12.00pm AEST

Maree Balmain who lives in and manages Avon Downs, a remote cattle station, will also share her personal telehealth experience.
Don't miss your chance to engage with these experts to discuss about the future of telehealth in clinical and research settings. 
In this interactive* 1-hour webinar, we'll discuss:

  • How COVID-19 has affected telehealth in cancer care 
  • How implementation science can be used for the sustained implementation of telehealth
  • How to help those who may have access issues or limited telehealth literacy

*Specific Q&A after each presenter and general Q&A at the end.

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Want to know more about the expert panel?

Prof Sabe Sabesan is the Director of the Department of Medical Oncology at the Townsville Cancer Centre, Townsville Hospital and Health Services and the Clinical Dean, College of Medicine and Dentistry of the James Cook University. He has designed, implemented and published on various teleoncology models to enhance rural access to cancer services closer to home. In collaboration with Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA), he led the development of the teleoncology guidelines and the Australasian Teletrial model. As the chair of the Queensland Health State-wide Teletrial Working Group and Co-chair of the Australian Teletrial Consortium of COSA, he has been leading the implementation of the teletrial model in Queensland and across Australia.

Michael Marthick is the Founder and Managing Director of Care Connected, a virtual health clinic focused on cancer focused allied health and nursing services. With a background in Exercise Physiology his clinical and research interests include the optimal delivery of support programs for oncology patients including digital health interventions. He is currently completing his PhD at the University of Sydney on the digital health applications for remote oncology rehabilitation

Dr Nicole Rankin is Senior Research Fellow, Implementation Science, in the Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney. Dr Rankin has published 51 peer reviewed papers (32 in the past five years) and is a Chief Investigator on over $4M research grants and consultancies. She leads the Implementation Science work program for Sydney Health Partners, an Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre accredited by the NHMRC. She has a growing international reputation in implementation scientist working in cancer control. Her research interests are in lung cancer and the implementation of evidence-based interventions into practice and policy. She is a fellow (2016-2018) of the prestigious international program ‘Mentored Training in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer’ based at Washington University, funded by a National Cancer Institute grant. Dr Rankin is a media spokesperson for Lung Foundation Australia. She currently supervises five PhD students