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What is telehealth? How technology is improving the future of medicine

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Telehealth

Medical services are always going to be at high demand, no matter the area or the circumstances. One way to ensure that people have faster access to medical services, especially in times of crisis, is by using the telehealth, which can be defined as the remote access of health care services by me...

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Among the most known telehealth services:

  • patient portal: you have the possibility to keep track of your health record while being able to communicate securely with your
    doctor
  • virtual doctor appointments: extremely useful for persons w...

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Among the benefits of the telehealth:

  • better access to medical care: especially for individuals with mobility issues or living far from a doctor
  • improves care quality
  • reduces care cost: you do not need to trave...

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Telepharmacy refers to the delivery of pharmacy services to the comfort of your home.

Furthermore, there are medications that do not even need a prescription, making it even easier to order and get them by using telepharmacy.

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The biggest limitation that telehealth implies refers to the fact that for certain conditions, it is absolutely necessary that the individuals go for a face-to-face check to the doctor.

However, if your care provider and insurer offer you the possibility of telehealth, i...

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