Category: Healthcare Access

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When is it Okay to Refill Your Prescriptions through Telehealth Visits?

Seeking out the prescribing power of an online medical provider to refill a prescription does not make up a large portion of telemedicine visits, but it is also not a rare occurrence.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 50% of us are on at least one prescribed medication, 23% take three or more, […]
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Patients like using Telemedicine for care visits

Research Shows Patients Like Using Telemedicine Visits for Care

What is holding up telehealth acceptance? Some clues can be gleaned from a recent white paper published by Avizia shows the significant percentage of the population that has yet to discover telehealth.    According to this white paper, 82% of patients surveyed have not used telemedicine as a source of care.  Of the 18% who […]
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concussion symptoms - man laying on grass holding his head with both hands

Concussion in Adults - Can it be Diagnosed by Video?

Let's say you are playing a game when a fellow player accidentally trips you.  You fall backwards striking your head on the ground.  First a "Thud!", followed by a quick flash of darkness, kind of like when the electricity flickers out in your house.  This is followed by a few visual "sparkles".  Within seconds the […]
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Pros and Cons of Virtual Urgent Care Visits

Everything has it's pros and cons, right?  Urgent Care video visits (telemedicine) is no different.  Take a look at this list to help you understand where you may benefit and where problems may arise. Pros of Urgent Care Video Visits (Telemedicine) Cons of Urgent Care Video Visits (Telemedicine) While there are some potential problems with […]
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Reduce Your Costs for Non-Emergency Care with Telehealth Visits

How to Reduce Your Costs for Non-Emergency Care with Telehealth Visits

Our murky knowledge of healthcare costs Healthcare costs are outrageous and opaque.  Healthcare does not follow the patterns of your standard consumer product.  There are so many layers and so many veils covering up the true cost of care that I would bet most of the time, not even those providing the care know how much […]
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