What is Telemedicine?

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Benefits

Suitable Conditions

Common Illnesses

  • Fever
  • Cough, sore throat or laryngitis
  • Diarrhoea / Vomiting
  • Flu / Cold
  • Sinusitis
  • Rash and skin conditions
  • Cold sores
  • Headache
  • Giddiness / Dizziness
  • Red eye

Chronic Conditions

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Other secondary diseaseswhich may arise from thechronic disease conditionsmentioned the above (e.g.Ischemic Disease, PeripheralArtery Disease etc.)
For conditions that are not listed above, the doctor will assess your history, current symptoms and any other available documents to determine if your condition is suitable for a video consultation.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is telemedicine safe?

Yes. When used under the right conditions and for appropriate cases, telemedicine has been shown to be as safe and effective as in-person care. Of course, not every condition is conducive to treatment via video visits, so providers must use good judgement when leveraging this channel for healthcare delivery.

What are the right type of visits for telemedicine?

Most minor, urgent care issues that don’t require a physical examination review of test, lab, or imaging results. counseling services and specialist referrals medication discussion, adjustments, or refills treatment plan discussions.

Is the quality of care the same as an in-person visit?

The quality of telemedicine as a method of healthcare delivery is confirmed by decades of research and demonstrations. Video visits have been found to be a safe, cost-effective and convenient way to provide healthcare services. Not all cases are appropriate for remote care.

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