Virtual Patient Visits Becoming More Prominent


Posted: 11/25/2014
Category: Practice Management


In a recent article published by the ACP Internist, Charlotte Huff investigates the impact of virtual consultations on the medical field.

An excerpt: "Unlike the e-consults that some doctors already provide their patients, these virtual consults essentially offer a way to bypass the family doctor or any in-person interaction entirely. For a fee, frequently out of pocket, patients with a "live" video connection can run their symptoms by a doctor without leaving their home or office. The service can be driven by patient demand for convenience, lack of access to in-person care, and sometimes both, experts said."

The full article can be accessed here.



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