Delivering connected healthcare for Emerald, Queensland
Emerald is located 275 km west of Rockhampton and 920 km northwest of Brisbane. Accessing specialist healthcare is not always easy, making it the perfect community to benefit from digital health.
Local success stories
How Kendal is keeping connected through digital health
Family is critical for Kendal, but so is her health. After relocating back to her hometown of Emerald to be closer to family – and hopefully raise one of her own – she’s using telehealth services and My Health Record to stay connected to her specialists. And it’s delivering great results.
How Andrew is staying on top of his health
To say Andrew has had a few ups and downs is an understatement. With a day job as a horse farrier and a passion for rodeos, he has a list of injuries longer than his lasso. As Andrew’s doctor explains, having a detailed medical history on hand can be critical in helping get someone like Andrew back on his feet. And that’s where My Health Record helps.
Wherever Sue and Dave Leyland go, their health information goes
When Sue and Dave Leyland aren’t keeping the locals fed in their Emerald restaurants, they’re on the road looking for adventure with their trusty caravan. But the one constant is knowing their important health information is always with them.