Technology — particularly AV technology — can play a large role in helping patients have better experiences.
Video telehealth can play an important role in supporting Australia's vaccine rollout efforts and managing patient concerns pre-vaccination and follow-ups post-vaccination.
Telstra Health launches Kyra digitally enabled care across the health sector.
A survey finds 70% of Australians think GPs should offer video telehealth services permanently, with 44% willing to switch GPs to one that offers the service.
Training and technology must evolve to equip healthcare practitioners with the skills and knowledge they need to support patients in our digitised world.
Doctors and healthcare providers must compensate for the impersonal nature of telehealth with proper virtual consultation etiquette.
Physiotherapist Marion Adeney-Steel has found that video telehealth outcomes can be just as good as, if not better than, face-to-face sessions.
COVID has created an unprecedented demand for connectivity. As we settle into the 'new normal', the need for innovative connectivity solutions is now more critical than ever.
In 2021 we may have to think more broadly about how we can keep up to speed with the latest developments in clinical research and practice.
We must learn from the pandemic and use it as a guide for new healthcare models — one that includes greater implementation of technology for remote consultations.
Through technology, hospitals now no longer need struggle to access specialist emergency physicians to provide round-the-clock, quality emergency care.
Flexibility within emergency telemedicine allows female emergency physicians to balance purpose with passion and invest deeply in areas of their life outside the emergency department.
Australian emergency telemedicine company, My Emergency Doctor, has been announced as one of Australia and New Zealand's Most Innovative Companies of 2020.
A smartphone app is now available to help Australian doctors diagnose common respiratory diseases remotely.
While telehealth consultations are unlikely to fully replace face-to-face care, they do have an integral part to play in increasing access to health services post COVID-19.