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Telehealth - Permanent Part of Healthcare Delivery

Coviu Dec 20, 2021 9:41:10 AM
Telehealth - Permanent Part of Healthcare Delivery
Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, speaks to Aged Care News about the importance of permanent telehealth items and what this means for Australian healthcare. Pfeiffer tells Aged Care News that this funding signals the shift from telehealth being considered an emergency measure, to it being recognised as a genuine tool to enhance consistency and quality of care going forward.

Allied Telehealth Funded by Australia's Home Care Programs

jenniferwratten Feb 25, 2020 12:03:02 PM
Allied Telehealth Funded by Australia's Home Care Programs
Coviu is always on the lookout for new information about telehealth in Australia, particularly when it comes to funding under Medicare or other Government programs. We've recently discovered a relatively unknown piece of information, that could drastically change the way our elderly population is receiving care.

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.

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.

Government injects $60 million into telehealth services

jenniferwratten Dec 20, 2018 4:46:39 PM
Government injects $60 million into telehealth services
There is a significant disparity in access to GPs across the Australian population. In 2014, the Bureau of Health Information reported our major cities utilised about 40% more GP services per capita than those in regional and remote areas, with roughly 36 million GP services being conducted in our cities compared to 2 million in regional and remote Australia. Mental health services are just as hard to access for regional, rural and remote dwellers - specifically, death by suicide is almost twice as likely in rural and remote areas due to lack of support services.

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