What is telehealth?
Telehealth — sometimes called telemedicine — lets our healthcare providers care for you without an in-person office visit. It is the use of electronics to extend care when you and the provider aren’t in the same place at the same time. If you have a phone or a device with the internet, you already have everything you need to do telehealth:
What types of care can I get using telehealth?
There are a variety of appointment types that can be conducted through telehealth. Telehealth is especially helpful to monitor and improve ongoing health issues, such as medication changes or chronic health conditions. Ask your healthcare provider if telehealth is right for your health needs.
A few examples of telehealth appointments:
What are the benefits of telehealth?
Virtual visits are becoming increasingly popular. Although in-person visits may be necessary in certain cases, there are many benefits of telehealth care.
The benefits of telehealth include: