Telemedicine

OVERVIEW OF A TELEMEDICINE APPOINTMENT …just like a regular doctor’s appointment!

 

What is a telemedicine visit?

Telemedicine uses video cameras, VSee® software and a TV monitor to connect you to specialists who are not located near you, reducing the need to travel to receive care. You will be able to see, hear and talk to a doctor or other health care professional.

 

How does a telemedicine clinical visit work?

A telemedicine appointment is just like a regular appointment; only the specialist you will be seeing and speaking with is on a monitor. Before you arrive, the specialist you are going to see will already have relevant information about you to support your telemedicine visit

The health care professional from your doctor’s office with you may assist with the examination, using medical equipment in the exam room with instruction from the specialist.  The health care professional and specialist with consult with you and each other on the care needed for the patients

 

Is there a cost for a telemedicine appointment?

Your insurance will be billed for the visit.

 

 Is telemedicine private?

Just like a regular doctor’s appointment, your telemedicine visit will be private and confidential. It can only be seen and heard by the health care professionals involved.