Coviu chief executive Dr Silvia Pfeiffer. Source: Supplied. Medtech startup Coviu has partnered with Swinburne University’s National eTherapy Centre to provide an encrypted real-time chat service for accessing mental health services. Coviu is a telehealth startup specialising in connecting health practitioners with patients remotely, often making healthcare more accessible to people in remote and hard-to-reach locations. In January this year, the startup secured $1.2 million in grant funding to commercialise its remote physiotherapy technology, allowing users to get back to their homes sooner. It also secured $1 million from Main Sequence Ventures in April 2018, and won Brisbane’s HealthHack competition soon after. Now, the startup is seeing month-on-month revenue growth of between 10% and 18%, founder Silvia Pfeiffer tells StartupSmart . “It’s doing pretty well,” she says. Through the partnership with Swinburne, Coviu has developed technology allowing mental health clinicians to interact with clients via encrypted, real-time text chat […]