PHA, the Australian private health insurance industry’s peak representative body, currently oversees 24 health funds and 97% of all Australian's covered by private health insurance.
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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.
You have reached the second article from our series on telehealth trends for 2020. To read part one, please click here.
Telehealth video consultations are quickly becoming a standard way to deliver healthcare, both within Australia and globally.
In early 2019, Sydney Children's Hospital trialed a telehealth program, where they offered video consultations to patients through their Hospital in the Home (HITH) physiotherapy service.
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?
A recent WHO report, released in April this year, has set out 9 recommendations for governments as well as public health agencies and practitioners, regarding digital health interventions.
Coviu’s CEO, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, states that telehealth is “the only way to scale our future healthcare needs in an increasingly ageing and digitally enabled population”.
It's still January, if only just, so we can still welcome you to 2019.
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.