Expressions of Interest: Real-time Remote Monitoring of Chronic Conditions Trial

Western Victoria PHN (WVPHN) has funding available to provide 50, 12-month CareMonitor licences to general practices throughout the region as part of an 18-month real-time remote monitoring of chronic conditions trial. WVPHN is now accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) to identify suitable practices to partake in the trial.

The Real-time Remote Monitoring of Chronic Conditions Trial provides a smart approach to enhancing patient care in western Victoria, particularly for managing patients in between in-person appointments. Remote monitoring helps remove barriers to patients who may currently face issues with attending regular appointments including patients in rural and remote settings and those with mobility issues.

What is CareMonitor?

CareMonitor is a telehealth platform developed and distributed by an Australian company, based in Sydney. CareMonitor is compatible with the PEN-CS data collection software currently used by many general practices as part of their data submission requirements for PIP-QI accreditation.

To learn more about CareMonitor, please watch this short video compiled by CareMonitor.

Upcoming information session

An online information session will be held on Wednesday 25 November 2020 from 12.00pm to 1.00pm. The session will include an overview of the trial and opportunity for you to ask questions.

The Information Session is a valuable opportunity for general practitioners, practice nurses and practice managers to discover how participating in the trial will provide a smart approach to enhancing patient care. Registration for this session is required by Friday, 20 November at which time further detailed information regarding the trial will be provided. See below for how to register.

Register your interest

An organisation registering for this EOI must:

  • Be an accredited general practice located in the WVPHN region.
  • Be currently submitting deidentified data to WVPHN via PEN-CS.
  • Be prepared to meet with WVPHN on a monthly basis via video conference.
  • Be prepared to participate in an evaluation.

Please email our team at to confirm you interest in the Real-time Remote Monitoring of Chronic Condition Trial and to secure your place in the Information Session by 5pm Friday 20 November 2020.

Western Victoria PHN is a strong supporter of telehealth and ensuring our primary health care sector has access to the right quality tools for improving patient care. This remote monitoring trial is part of our commitment to delivering world best primary health care.

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