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What hardware is needed for a Coviu call?

jenniferwratten Oct 19, 2018 12:42:02 PM
What hardware is needed for a Coviu call?

Coviu prides itself on its ease of use, whereby its software works on even the most basic inbuilt webcams, speakers and microphones. Coviu is browser-based and therefore works on the majority of commonly owned devices such as laptops, desktops, iPhones or tablets. However, to improve the audiovisual quality of your calls, or if your device does not come with a camera, speaker, or microphone, or if you'd like to add a document or medical camera, additional hardware may be of use to you.

10/10 rebates for Better Access Mental Health Services

jenniferwratten Oct 11, 2018 6:52:24 PM
10/10 rebates for Better Access Mental Health Services

Did you know that people living in rural and remote areas of Australia face more daily challenges and stressors than living in the main cities?  These include a greater prevalence of chronic conditions, disability, and generally poorer health.  In some areas reporting 8 times the hospitalisation rate for mental health-related issues.

How telehealth is bridging Australia’s mental health inequities

jenniferwratten Oct 11, 2018 3:10:03 PM
How telehealth is bridging Australia’s mental health inequities

Almost half of all Australians will suffer from mental illness at some stage in their lives, yet many will refuse, or be unable to seek professional help due to social stigmas and a lack of access to services. Remote and regional dwellers are particularly affected, as geographical and social isolation can reduce the number of mental health services available.

How Coviu can reduce the resource strain on emergency services

jenniferwratten Oct 8, 2018 11:15:15 AM
How Coviu can reduce the resource strain on emergency services

In the 2017 financial year, there were over 7.8 million emergency presentations in Australian hospitals, 40% of which are estimated to be inappropriate or non-urgent visits that could potentially be better handled by a general practitioner.