We sat down with Dr Andrew Baird, GP and telehealth advocate, to discuss the role of video telehealth in general practice, and the barriers to adoption.
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Australian Healthcare Week Expo took place on the 17th and 18th of March, 2021. The event hosted over 200 speakers, 170 sessions and 3 industry specific conferences - Aged Care, Digital Healthcare and Health facilities Design and Development.
We are excited to announce that the Australian Government has officially confirmed the extension of the MBS Telehealth reimbursements, until June 30th 2021.
Telehealth has been a hot topic this year, with traditional healthcare delivery models changing virtually overnight in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. But with this surge in telehealth usage, come many important questions about how to navigate this new blended model of healthcare. That is, offering both in-person consultations and video consultations.
Traditional healthcare delivery models changed virtually overnight in the wake of the pandemic. With strict social distancing rules and the introduction of universal MBS telehealth items, practices across all disciplines were left no choice but to embrace telehealth.
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.
It has been pointed out to me many times over the last weeks that our company's name "Coviu" is a single letter different from "Covid" and I have been asked how we came up with the name.