Telemedicine Virtual Visits Q&A
The convenience of virtual visits can make it easier for you to fit them into your busy schedule. Telemedicine may even let you avoid taking time off work or arranging child care, depending on your schedule. Telemedicine virtual visits are now available at GetWell Urgent Care. Contact us today or schedule an appointment online. Visit our clinic conveniently located at 2803 E El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA, 95051.
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A patient’s health and convenience are both enhanced by telemedicine, which enables video or phone appointments between the patient and their physician. The number of healthcare providers offering computer and smartphone consultations is increasing.
As with a traditional clinic, a telemedicine clinic uses secure video conferencing technology to show the doctor on a large screen. Patients with non-urgent, non-life-threatening emergencies can receive immediate, same-day care through a telemedicine walk-in clinic. Unlike an emergency room or doctor’s office, walk-in clinics do not require you to wait. Upon arrival, patients are registered and triaged by a telemedicine coordinator (nurse), who will also assist in facilitating the appointment. The majority of walk-in clinics also have extended hours and are open on weekends, which is a great option since people don’t always fall ill during regular office hours.
There are many reasons why telehealth may be a good option for you. It may be difficult for you to travel for an in-person appointment if you live far away from health care providers. It may be your responsibility to take care of children or elderly family members. Some people may not be able to leave their homes because of sickness, so they must stay at a safe distance from others.
You can contact GetWell Urgent Care to schedule a telemedicine visit today.
In many cases (such as mental health concerns and acne) and situations (such as refills for chronic conditions and birth control), telemedicine can make getting care much more convenient and faster.
By using telemedicine, people can compare treatment prices, find a healthcare provider, and schedule an appointment from the comfort of their own home. Online prescriptions (also referred to as e-prescriptions) can also be obtained quickly without the need to visit their doctor.
Most people are aware that they can go to the hospital emergency room if they need immediate care for major injuries or illnesses. Most people might not be aware that urgent care clinics and telemedicine walk-in clinics are alternatives to crowded emergency rooms if they do not suffer life-threatening injuries. Despite their similar sounds, they perform different functions. For non-emergency or non-urgent situations, patients may visit a telemedicine walk-in clinic and speak with a doctor virtually. While urgent care clinics don’t treat life-threatening injuries or illnesses, they can treat minor burns, broken bones requiring a cast, and stitches.
Telemedicine allows you to see a doctor without having to drive, park, walk or sit in a waiting room. From the comfort of your own bed or sofa, you can see your doctor.
Using telehealth appointments, doctors can prescreen patients for COVID-19, flu, and other infectious diseases. Furthermore, it eliminates the need for sick people to come into the office. People with chronic illness, pregnant women, the elderly, or those who are immunocompromised benefit from less exposure to other people’s germs.
Telemedicine offers some specialty practitioners an advantage since they can see you at home. A physician who specializes in allergy treatment may be able to identify allergies in the environment. You can be observed and assessed by neurologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists in your own home. Mental health assessments and counseling can also be obtained via telemedicine.
To maintain your family’s health, you should see a primary care practitioner regularly, such as an internist, family doctor, or pediatrician. Connecting with a doctor or nurse practitioner is easy with telemedicine. GetWell Urgent Care offers telemedicine services, call or book an appointment to find out more. Contact us today or schedule an appointment online. Visit our clinic conveniently located at 2803 E El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA, 95051. We serve patients from Santa Clara CA, San Jose CA, Campbell CA, Cupertino CA, Sunnyvale CA, Milpitas CA, Fruitdale CA and surrounding areas.