GPS2 is a clinical support service that enables prompt connection between a treating doctor and a highly regarded specialist appropriate for the patient’s condition. The main objective is to support the treating doctor’s clinical decision making to effectively progress the recovery and health outcome of their patient. Whether the specialist opinion confirms the original advice or provides additional or new information, the important thing is that the treating doctor and patient are able to access informed and reliable medical information to help them make good health care decisions. This service is designed for clinical purposes only. It’s non-adversarial and without vested interest by the independent specialist.
The process involves:
The service is particularly useful when diagnosis is ambiguous or complex, when the patient’s condition is not improving as expected or when prompt access to a specialist is not able to be facilitated (due to regional locations or waiting lists).
GPS2 makes a real difference. Key findings of the first 125 cases highlight the benefits:
New or updated diagnosis in: