Telehealth, also known as telemedicine or virtual healthcare, refers to the delivery of healthcare services using electronic communication technologies, such as video conferencing, phone calls, or secure messaging, to connect patients and healthcare providers who are in different locations. This innovative approach to healthcare has gained popularity in recent years, especially with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers numerous benefits, including improved access to care, increased convenience, and reduced healthcare costs.
Telehealth services can include virtual consultations, remote monitoring, and online prescriptions. Virtual consultations involve a video or phone call between a healthcare provider and a patient, allowing them to discuss medical concerns, receive diagnoses, and receive treatment recommendations. Remote monitoring involves the use of electronic devices, such as wearables or sensors, to collect and transmit patient health data to healthcare providers for review and analysis. Online prescriptions allow healthcare providers to prescribe medications electronically, which can then be filled by the patient at their local pharmacy.
In addition to improving access to care, remote telehealth can also improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, as it allows patients to receive timely and convenient care without having to travel to a healthcare facility. It also offers benefits for healthcare providers, including increased efficiency, reduced administrative burdens, and the ability to reach a wider patient population. Our team at Vis-À-Vis Health offers dedicated Telehealth services that are currently available 24/7 across multiple states. Learn more about Vis-À-Vis’ Remote Telehealth services at www.visavishealth.com/services.