Category Archives: Telehealth

Ankle Injuries: To Send for X-rays or Not? A Practical Telemedicine Approach.

Do all ankle injuries need an x-ray?  Multiple medical studies that have been confirmed time and time again, the answer is clearly no.  You probably would not guess this by visiting or working in Emergency Departments or Urgent Care Centers across this country full of health care providers afraid of missing ANY diagnosis. Maybe it is […]

Diagnosing Sore Throat by a Video Consult

SoreThroat wording on Tablet with Stethoscope from canstockphoto.com

The Over-Prescribing Problem Studies have shown that as many as 70% of patients that present to a doctor with sore throat end up getting antibiotics yet bacterial infection has been found to be the cause of sore throat in only up to about 30% of cases.  That means that there is a significant discord between […]