What are TeleMed Visits
TeleMedicine may be used for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and/or patient education, and may include, but is not limited to...
Improved access to medical care by enabling a patient to remain in his/her local healthcare site (i.e. home) while the healthcare provider consults and obtains test results at distant/other sites.
More efficient medical evaluation and management.
Enabling you to interact with your healthcare provider without the necessity of an in-office appointment
As with any medical procedure, there are potential risks associated with the use of telemedicine. These risks include, but may not be limited to...
In rare cases, the healthcare provider may determine that the transmitted information is of inadequate quality, thus necessitating a face-to-face visit with the patient, or at least a rescheduled video consult;
The inability of your healthcare provider to conduct certain tests or assess vital signs in-person may in some cases prevent the healthcare provider from providing a diagnosis or treatment or from identifying the need for emergency medical care or treatment for you