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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This article first appeared in DigitalHealthX and is re-posted here with approval.
Let me present to you the winner of the 2018 HIMSS Asia Pac innovation challenge: Coviu! We're so proud of this team accomplishment, and I'm excited to announce it to you here.
1. Minimise the risk of patient cancellations, delays, and no-shows.
The picture below shows an Audiologist working with a patient and their GP remotely as a collaborative care consultation. Up to 4 parties may participate in the same Coviu call and soon our multi-peer feature allowing up to 12 end call participants - ideal for group therapy sessions.
Aims to bring more interactive digital consultations to the healthcare sector
SYDNEY AUSTRALIA — 18th April 2018. Coviu, a spinout of CSIRO’s Data61, has raised $1m from venture capital firm Main Sequence Ventures to provide Australians with greater access to interactive medical treatment in the comfort of their own home.
Silvia here, from Coviu. We provide software to healthcare businesses to enable them with secure & effective video consultation solutions. But I’ve found that lots of healthcare businesses and practices fail at making the transition to digital and I want to help you succeed.
SYDNEY/PERTH AUSTRALIA — 28th March 2018. Coviu has carved out a new niche, with occupational and...