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WebRTC connection issues - Coviu now has a bot for that!

Linzi Fine Jan 6, 2020 1:57:29 PM
WebRTC connection issues - Coviu now has a bot for that!

WebRTC video technology is the jewel in the HTML5 video conferencing crown. Sessions are fully encrypted, run entirely within the browser and can be accessed by any modern device including smartphones, iPads, and Tablets. WebRTC is the most secure video technology available today.

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.

‘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.

Coviu is supporting a Telehealth Project for Young Onset Dementia

jenniferwratten Oct 31, 2019 5:28:56 AM
Coviu is supporting a Telehealth Project for Young Onset Dementia

Young-onset dementia (YOD) refers to anyone under the age of 65 who has been diagnosed with a progressive decline in their mental functioning. Although there are a wide range of illnesses included in the definition of dementia, common symptoms include loss of memory, rationality, social skills and normal emotional reactions. Recent figures suggest roughly 26 000 Australians are affected by YOD, which is roughly 10% of all people diagnosed with dementia.

Coviu's brings 'Snapchat-like' mental health service to students

jenniferwratten Aug 1, 2019 12:49:43 PM
Coviu's brings 'Snapchat-like' mental health service to students

A 2016 Headspace report revealed significant insights into the mental health of tertiary students in Australia. A whopping 85% of students recognised a potential need for help, yet barriers such as worrying what other people would think or being too embarrassed to ask for help affected 1 in 5 students.

1 Simple Marketing Tool that your Telehealth Practice Needs

jenniferwratten Jul 16, 2019 9:49:53 AM
1 Simple Marketing Tool that your Telehealth Practice Needs

It's now 2019 and our world is at the highest peak of its digital abilities. We have self-driving cars, lab-grown meatless meat, 3D printers that create artificial organs and robotic surgery! But . . . do you still make your patients call or email to book an appointment?