Assistant Secretary, Diagnostic Imaging and Pathology Branch, Australia
Presentation Topic: Medicare funding for telehealth services in Australia – future directions
Celia Street is the Assistant Secretary of the Diagnostic Imaging and Pathology Branch at the Commonwealth Department of Health. Celia is responsible for providing high level policy advice and program management to support and improve access to primary care, diagnostic imaging and pathology services that are safe, cost effective and clinically effective - this also includes having oversight of Medicare- funded telehealth services.
Celia joined the Commonwealth Department of Health in 2012 During her time in the Department of Health she has worked in three distinct roles as Assistant Secretary of the Regulatory Policy Branch, Integrity Branch and the Office for Sport. Prior to joining the Department of Health, Celia held senior roles in policy and assurance across various Commonwealth Departments, including the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport and the Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.