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Coviu secures funding to support rural access to speech assessments

jenniferwratten Jan 21, 2020 1:44:19 PM
Coviu secures funding to support rural access to speech assessments

Sydney, 21 January:  Australia’s leading telehealth software platform, Coviu, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the NSW government to provide better access to speech pathology services for all Australians, including children.

Bushfire Crisis: $30 Million Funding for Telehealth Mental Health

jenniferwratten Jan 13, 2020 4:33:02 PM
Bushfire Crisis: $30 Million Funding for Telehealth Mental Health

The devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfires continue to rage on, with at least 28 recorded deaths nationally. Hundreds of structures have been destroyed and millions of animals and livestock have perished. Unfortunately, there is no end in sight, with experts warning the fires could could continue for months.

Is Your Speech Practice Ready for 2020?

jenniferwratten Jan 8, 2020 4:30:15 PM
Is Your Speech Practice Ready for 2020?

Over the last few years, the use of 'telehealth video consultations' has gained more traction in the healthcare space. This has resulted in a continuous string of academic studies being published, discussing the effectiveness of telehealth video consultations, particularly in speech pathology.

How to Provide Affordable Mental Health Care to Rural Australia

jenniferwratten Nov 28, 2019 5:35:34 PM
How to Provide Affordable Mental Health Care to Rural Australia

Poor mental health is one of Australia's greatest health care burdens, with almost half the population experiencing mental illness at some point in their lives. Despite its prevalence, roughly 54% of those experiencing poor mental health will not access any treatment.

Australian Bushfires Worsen Rural Mental Health Crisis

jenniferwratten Nov 18, 2019 2:34:04 PM
Australian Bushfires Worsen Rural Mental Health Crisis

The 2019-20  bushfire season has been catastrophic, and there is no clear end in sight.  So far, 4 people have lost their lives, over 400 homes have been destroyed and countless pets and wildlife have perished. Even as residents slowly return to their homes or communities, many adults and children will continue to experience poor mental health due to sheer loss and grief.

‘Healthcare from your Couch’ - Coviu's new telehealth directory

jenniferwratten Nov 9, 2019 4:24:45 AM
‘Healthcare from your Couch’ - Coviu's new telehealth directory

You stare at your watch as the precious minutes tick by, looking away only briefly to check that your children haven’t touched the communal magazines. Everyone around you is coughing and sputtering.  You reach into your bag to grab the hand sanitizer, which you quickly distribute to your boys. ‘Don’t touch anything! I don’t want you both getting sick!’ you instruct.