What is telehealth?
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Recent trends in legislation show that the Australian government is starting to offer greater reimbursements for telehealth in rural areas. As a result, demand for telehealth services is increasing, offering a new income stream for GPs. Adopting this technology allows clinicians to fight off online competition and provide patients with continuity of care. However, it is only natural that you may have questions about how to effectively incorporate it into your practice.
As we well know, the internet has become an integral part of our everyday lives, affecting the way we shop, bank, work and communicate. It has also changed the way patients search for health information and healthcare service providers online.
As technology advances, it changes the way in which healthcare is provided to patients in Australia. One area of growth in Telehealth is physiotherapy, whereby patient care is becoming more accessible and effective than ever before.
It’s a story many healthcare providers are familiar with. The balancing act of completing paperwork, seeing patients and travelling for work, whilst still making time for personal obligations, can be utterly exhausting. But there is a solution.
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.
1. Minimise the risk of patient cancellations, delays, and no-shows.