As much of the nation faces tougher COVID-19 restrictions, telehealth uptake is once again soaring. Video consultations allow for continuity of care, building rapport, improving efficiencies, reducing costs and keeping the community safe.
As per the most recent federal budget announcement, the Australian Government are investing an additional $204.6 million to support continued access to universal telehealth for all Australians. This is a great move by the Government as video telehealth is a staple for many patients and practitioners prior, during and post the pandemic.
On 20th April, Coviu CEO and Co-founder, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, joined other industry experts to present at the National Telehealth Summit at the Swissôtel Sydney. This is a transcript of her presentation on New Models of Care and the Financial Opportunities for Healthcare Businesses .