Australia continues to rapidly integrate telehealth as an accepted and much desired element of health care delivery, in particular within the mental health space. Recent activity by the Federal Government has signalled continued growth in this area. Notably, the House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention has now released its final report into this critical and complex issue (the Report). In addition to the Report, the Australian Federal Government has also recently commenced a period of consultation on its Primary Health Care Plan 10 Year Plan, noting the acceleration of telehealth’s role in the usual course of health care in Australia.
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It is no secret that the United States is experiencing a mental health crisis due to aggravated conditions from the pandemic exacerbated by of a shortage of mental health professionals, especially psychiatrists. As a result, especially because of the effects…
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The pandemic has made it more difficult for the 430,000+ Australians living with severe mental illnesses who are highly vulnerable to acute illness relapses when their habitual routines and standard health care arrangements are disrupted. With telehealth solutions now……
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Dr. Deepak Chopra Launches Telehealth Platform at the Intersection of Modern and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine advocate Dr. Deepak Chopra is teaming up with Verizon and CareSpan on a new platform called Chopra Integrative Medicine Center Telehealth, which was designed to bring a network of holistic medical providers into one space. The platform…