the practice of medicine using technology to deliver care at a distance. A
physician or provider in one location can video conference with a patient in
the comfort and safety of home.
During this time, telemedicine is a valuable way for patients to continue to receive cardiology care without coming into our office. It is not attended to address urgent cardiac issues and we still offer office visits.
Below are answers to common questions:
Although video conferencing cannot take the place of an in-office visit, our medical team and patients are finding these visits to be very beneficial. Your provider can:
Patients are finding the telemedicine process easy to use and valuable. We urge you to give it a try, especially before rescheduling.
Call our office to schedule a visit. We use a few different video conferencing tools and our team will determine the best one for you and will walk you through the steps.
You can use any of the following:
For your initial telehealth appointment, one of our friendly office staff with call you ahead of time to guide you through the process on connecting with your doctor.
For subsequent visits, you can either call our office for help or just follow a few simple steps to start the visit at a designated time. Telemedicine visits can only be conducted by appointment.
Yes, with the onset of COVID-10, Medicare and many of the major insurers began covering telemedicine visits.