Kanella Mendigorin, Speech Pathologist at Shine Early Intervention
Posts about Speech Pathology:
Speech pathologists and psychologists across Australia & New Zealand will now be able to conduct a valid remote clinical assessment via a telehealth consult from the Coviu platform.
You have reached the fourth article from our series on telehealth trends for 2020.
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.
Over the last few years, the use of 'telehealth video consultations' has gained more traction in the healthcare space. This has resulted in a continuous string of academic studies being published, discussing the effectiveness of telehealth video consultations, particularly in speech pathology.
Healthdirect Australia has selected Coviu, an Australian developed telehealth software platform, to power its government-funded healthdirect Video Call service.
We often tell you about the amazing benefits telehealth offers you and your patients. However, we’ve not yet delved into an important aspect of telehealth – clinical appropriateness.
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?
As a speech pathologist, you understand how precious time is.
Analysing the efficacy of Telepractice
Amongst the allied health professions, speech pathology is leading the way with studies about the efficacy of telehealth. This is really exciting, because speech pathologists are delivering services across a wide spectrum of demographics, clinical environments, and health providers — lessons learnt here are applicable to many other clinician services.