The National Broadband Network (NBN) is a high-speed network designed to reach all Australian premises. Its supporters say it can be part of the solution to rising health care costs, by allowing Australians to access better quality care in the home.
Using NBN-assisted live video, health care professionals can:
The NBN also has the potential to help with the growing demand for aged care by:
The NBN will be capable of connecting all homes, hospitals, laboratories, GPs, super clinics, pharmacies, allied health clinics and specialists. This could make Australia’s health system more efficient and productive by:
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