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Improve the way you work with your mental health patients

Silvia Pfeiffer Feb 15, 2019 6:05:13 PM
Improve the way you work with your mental health patients

Do you start most of your mental health appointments with a version of: “How have you been since I last saw you?” Only to receive anywhere from a one-word answer (“Ok”) to 50 minutes of details on mood swings? As a mental health practitioner who wants to provide the best care possible, we bet you’d like to know what’s happening with your patients between sessions, without being bombarded by emails, texts, or calls and in a way that is user-friendly for you and your patients.

3 ways Coviu can improve the treatment of mental health patients

jenniferwratten Jan 23, 2019 8:00:56 AM
3 ways Coviu can improve the treatment of mental health patients

Recent studies suggest that almost half of all Australians at some stage in their lives will be affected by mental illness. Despite the prevalence of these conditions, particularly anxiety and depression, many harmful stigmas are still believed and reinforced by society and the media. This continuously leads to instances of social withdrawal and failure for those affected to seek help.

Change is coming: Be prepared with Coviu’s telehealth software.

jenniferwratten Nov 12, 2018 10:54:53 AM
Change is coming: Be prepared with Coviu’s telehealth software.

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.

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.

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.