Technology > Telehealth

The role of video telehealth in supporting Australia's COVID-19 vaccine rollout

18 June, 2021 by Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, CEO and Co-founder of Coviu

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.

Introducing Kyra: Where patients, clinicians and technology connect

05 May, 2021

Telstra Health launches Kyra digitally enabled care across the health sector.

Australians want ongoing GP video telehealth services

30 April, 2021

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 for the future of digital medicine

21 April, 2021 by Dr Andrew Baird* and Dr Silvia Pfeiffer^

Training and technology must evolve to equip healthcare practitioners with the skills and knowledge they need to support patients in our digitised world.

How tapping into telehealth has extended our reach of services

30 March, 2021 by Marion Adeney-Steel, Clinical Lead Physiotherapist at Remedy Healthcare

Physiotherapist Marion Adeney-Steel has found that video telehealth outcomes can be just as good as, if not better than, face-to-face sessions.

Enhancing the virtual patient experience: 10 etiquette tips

30 March, 2021 by Alex Thornhill, EfficientIP*

Doctors and healthcare providers must compensate for the impersonal nature of telehealth with proper virtual consultation etiquette.

Telehealth: the rural connectivity divide

01 March, 2021

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.

Why health training shouldn't return to 'normal' in 2021

11 February, 2021 by Ed Johnson, Umbo

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.

Why telehealth technology is the key to advancing Australian health care

22 December, 2020 by Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, CEO of Coviu

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.

Staffing crises in emergency departments: this Christmas, it's different

08 December, 2020 by Bill Maiden*, CEO, My Emergency Doctor

Through technology, hospitals now no longer need struggle to access specialist emergency physicians to provide round-the-clock, quality emergency care.

How emergency telemedicine has helped with work life balance — a female perspective

20 November, 2020

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.

Acute care telemedicine company recognised as one of ANZ's Most Innovative Companies

02 November, 2020

Australian emergency telemedicine company, My Emergency Doctor, has been announced as one of Australia and New Zealand's Most Innovative Companies of 2020.

App helps GPs diagnose cough

28 October, 2020

A smartphone app is now available to help Australian doctors diagnose common respiratory diseases remotely.

Telehealth beyond COVID-19

20 October, 2020 by Bill Zeng, APAC Chief Technology Officer at Poly

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.

Three perspectives on treating via telehealth

10 September, 2020

How remote consultations are working for the better for some healthcare businesses.

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