What’s the Benefit of Telemedicine? With a stay at home order in place for everyone but essential workers, it is important for us all to do what we can to help flatten the curve. However, that doesn’t mean that at some point or another we might not still need medical care. Our urgent care is now set up to provide telemedicine visits so that patients can receive the quality health care they need from the comfort of their own home. While there might be some situations where further medical treatment is needed, there are a number of medical conditions that can be treated via telemedicine.
Conditions Telemedicine Can Treat
- Arthritic pain
- Insect bites
- Sore throat
- Sinus infection
Should I Feel Safe Using Telemedicine?You should absolutely feel safe using AFC TeleCare services! Telemedicine appointments are conducted via a secure and protected video chat, only accessible with a specific link. You will given that private link once you have scheduled your appointment. You can either use a computer, tablet or smartphone to video conference in when it is time for your appointment. You will be interacting with a medical provider in real-time.
Other Benefits of AFC TeleHealth
- Don’t have to worry about transportation
- Don’t have to schedule child care
- Are able to be seen while still practicing social distancing
- Can avoid catching something else