Remote testing better for patients – and the economy


On-site pathology testing is allowing rural Australians to receive effective emergency medical treatment close to home, while saving millions in medical evacuations and other healthcare costs.

In a research study funded by the Emergency Medicine Foundation, a Flinders University research team assessed both the medical and cost benefits of using on-site pathology testing, or Point-of-Care-Testing (POCT), for acute medical care in six remote health clinics in the Northern Territory over six months. Read More


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