Practice Technology and Management


About this committee

The RACGP Expert Committee – Practice Technology and Management (REC–PTM) oversees and supports a program of work relating to digital health technologies, practice management and emergency preparedness and response

The role of REC-PTM is to:

  • provide informed advice on digital developments, information management, technology standards and other areas that impact on the future operation of Australian general practice
  • provide input into position papers and RACGP responses to submissions related to, digital technology in general practice, practice management and emergency response
  • advise on business tools and resources to support general practitioners and general practice, and
  • support and promote the uptake of technology in general practice

Strategic directions

The RACGP has four strategic priorities. These are:

  • Deliver exceptional membership experiences and value
  • Advocate for quality, well-funded general practice to remain at the heart of effective Australian healthcare
  • Develop and implement a nation‑leading education framework for general practice
  • Strive for excellence in delivering world‑class services by reinforcing a strong, lean and effective RACGP that will always work for Australia’s GPs

The following core values of the RACGP strategic directions underpin the work of the REC-PTM:

  • Create personalised experiences, products and services that are meaningful to our members
  • Give members the tools and services they need to thrive
  • Champion a strong general practice profession throughout Australia
  • Maintain best-practice standards and guidelines that improve the quality and safety of health services
  • Support high-quality general practice in rural, remote and regional communities.
  • Support high-quality, culturally responsive, patient-centred healthcare to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • Develop career and education planning that supports members to provide the best possible services for their communities.
  • Develop a high-performing, agile and innovative culture
  • Become primary healthcare’s most accessible and accurate source of information on all professional matters.

It should be noted REC PTM does not provide advice on specific products and services to members or other interested parties.

Current members of the REC-PTM

Members

Dr Rob Hosking - Chair

Dr Steven Kaye

Dr David Adam

Dr Glynn Kelly

Dr Alan Leeb

Dr Kam Wong

Dr Jeff Urquhart

Dr Nathan Pinskier

Dr Penny Burns

Dr Amandeep Hansra

Dr Mary Belfrage

 

Enquiries

RACGP Expert Committee – Practice Technology and Management

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

100 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, VIC 3002

 (03) 8699 0391

 ehealth@racgp.org.au

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