During the Pandemic COVID 19 has caused many losses for families across the globe. The world has had to make some concessions and as we figure thing out, Medical help has to continue. Corona Virus has impacted the Medical field tremendously and instead of Mental Health taking a back seat to Quarantine Telehealth provides a way to maintain a connections with patients with out missing a beat.
Telehealth sometimes called telemedicine is the use of electronic information and telecommunication technologies to provide care when you and the doctor are not in the same place at the same time. If you have a phone or a device with internet access, you already have everything you need to get medical care or services through telehealth
Although virtual visits may not be as common as traditional in person doctor’s appointments, there are many benefits that explain why this type of care is growing in popularity.
Limiting physical contact reduces everyone’s exposure to COVID-19
Visiting virtually can address health issues wherever patients are, even from the comfort of home
Staying put cuts down on commuting, travel in bad weather, time off from work, need for child care
Using virtual health care tools can shorten wait times to see a provider and expand the range of access to specialists who live further away
Telehealth is not a perfect fit for everyone or every medical condition. Make sure you discuss any disadvantages or risks with your doctor.