Posts about Telemedicine (2):
Telehealth video consultations are quickly becoming a standard way to deliver healthcare, both within Australia and globally.
The devastating 2019-20 Australian bushfires continue to rage on, with at least 28 recorded deaths nationally. Hundreds of structures have been destroyed and millions of animals and livestock have perished. Unfortunately, there is no end in sight, with experts warning the fires could could continue for months.
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.
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.
The Government-owned organisation Healthdirect has chosen Coviu's software to power its national video call service 'healthdirect Video Call'.
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?
In early June, the CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, Ann Mond Johnson, dispelled popular misconceptions about telehealth, at the Xtelligent Healthcare Media’s telehealth event in Atlanta.