News Stories

News Stories

02 March 2016 - Pulse+IT
GP2U adds patient videos to hep C information package

27 February 2016 - Channel 7 News Nationally
A great story that ran nationally highlighting the growing trend of people turning to GP2U for online consultations and prescriptions.

25 January 2016 - The Australian
Australian Private Health Insurer, HCF, announces a $1.5 million investment into GP2U.

2 October 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald
GP2U assisting Australian Hepatitis C patients to legally and safely exercise their right to access life saving medications from overseas.

28 September 2015 - Sydney Morning Herald
ASX listed healthcare provider, Sonic Healthcare, announces a $1.5m investment into GP2U.

15 June 2014 - Skin By Derms
GP2U is pleased to welcome the leading provider of Teledermatology - Skin By Derms onto the GP2U platform. The integration with the secure image upload capacity of the GP2U iOS and Android applications, combined with Skin By Derms intuitive workflow brings Teledermatology to a new level of convenience and accessibility.

29 April 2014 - Lifehacker
We were invited to write an elevator pitch for Lifehacker. So here's GP2U in 200 words or less!

10 April 2014 - Trans-Help Foundation and GP2U
The Trans-Help Foundation has announced a partnernship with GP2U Telehealth specialists to provide truck drivers with online video consultations. The partnership was launched at last week’s ITTES in Melbourne. Here's the story from Prime Mover Magazine, Freight Metrics and Diesel

10 April 2014 - Heartbleed? Not us
As you may have heard by now through popular news channels, a serious vulnerability has been discovered in OpenSSL. OpenSSL is a tool used to encrypt sensitive information that travels across the internet.

GP2U would like to inform all of our customers that our service has been unaffected by this security breach.

While this issue has no effect on our service to you, it's a great reminder to all our users to be ever vigilant with online security. We advise all customers to change their passwords frequently and ensure you keep your internet browser up-to-date.

8 April 2014 - ABC Rural
Truck drivers get help in virtual waiting room

25 February 2014 - The Mercury
Hobart company develops app that allows patients to visit doctor via smartphone

19 February 2014 - NT News
Dial a doctor ticks boxes

1 July 2013 GP2U is happy to advise that Priceline Pharmacies are now offering the GP2U service.
Priceline Pharmacies
Priceline Pharmacies is one of Australia's leading pharmacy chains. With the inclusion of Priceline patients are now able to pick up their medications from hundreds of convenient locations around Australia. For more details see Priceline Pharmacies and GP2U. If you are a Priceline Sister Club member please visit Priceline's GP2U page

31 Mar 2013 GP2U is happy to advise the release of our new iPhone Application.
Get GP2U from the App Store
The app allows patients to register, book appointments, see their doctor, and pick up their prescriptions from the convenience of their smartphone. Check it out now on the Apple App Store.

21 Mar 2013 GP2U is happy to advise the release of our new Android Application.
Get GP2U from the Google Play Store
The app allows patients to register, book appointments, see their doctor, and pick up their prescriptions from the convenience of their smartphone. Check it out now on Google Play.

6 Mar 2013 The GP2U board has today accepted the resignation of Mr Daniel Schwerdtfeger, effective immediately.
The board would like to thank Daniel for his efforts and wish him all the best in future projects.

12 Feb 2013 We are pleased to announce that following some excellent infrastructure work by Telstra GP2U and Rescue-1 have sucessfully proven good quality video conferencing to one of Rescue-1's isolated central Qld base camps. This allows our two companies to move out of the discussion phase and into a formal trial of remote Medical support. We have been really impressed with the professionalism and expertise of the Rescue-1 paramedics and look forward to working closely with them.

20 Dec 2012 GP2U has been surprised today by the RACGP's concerns about GPs conducting Telehealth directly to their patients. Click here to read GP2U's response to the RACGPs press release.

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16 Dec 2012 GP2U is happy to announce that, in conjunction with Terry White Chemists, it will shortly be launching a ground breaking Telehealth service to allow patients direct access to GPs. The service is called skype2doctor and combines online bookings, online GP consultations and online delivery of prescription medication. Patients can choose for their prescription to be posted out, faxed to their nearest chemist or home delivered.

3 Oct 2012 GP2U CEO Daniel Schwerdtfeger finds Tiger Airways flight TT 245 a little more exciting than expected. Hats off to the cabin crew, the men in 1E & 1B, and to Daniel for effectively dealing with a tricky situation. You can find out more here. We only have one word to say to Daniel about this, and that word is..... RESPECT.

2 Oct 2012 GP2U signs off on our Access Agreement with eRx Script Exchange.

2 Jul 2012 Medicare Australia provides written confirmation that GP2U's digital signing of DB4 forms process model meets all the requirements of the Health Insurance Act 1973. This process greatly streamlines the key issue of obtaining patient consent for assignment of Medicare benefits. Read more about digital signing of Medicare DB4 forms here

1 Jul 2012 GP2U adds location and distance based Telehealth eligibility checking to satisfy the new legislative requirements.

20 Jun 2012 All issues around the new Lifesize Softphone have now been resolved. More details about Lifesize Softphone.

17 Feb 2012 GP2U's initial integration with Global Health's secure messaging platform ReferralNet goes live.

10 Jan 2012 Global Health and GP2U Telehealth announce new secure eHealth communication service. In an exciting step forward in the area of eHealth Australian companies Global Health and GP2U Telehealth today announced an exclusive collaboration combining Global Health's secure messaging platform ReferralNet with the new GP2U Telehealth video conferencing service. Full ASX Media Release

30 Nov 2011 Medicare Australia advises GP2U Telehealth Pty Ltd has been issued with a Notice of Integration (NOI) for the product GP2U. This allows fully integrated Medicare Online Claiming including digital signing of patient benefit assignment (DB4) forms.