What is telemedicine?
Telemedicine refers to practicing patient care via a digital platform instead of the provider and patient being physically together. Generally, this is a video visit via a device that connects to the internet such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone.
HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH TELEMEDICINE?
Decide what the scope of your telemedicine practice will be. What services will you offer? What days / times will it be available?
Set up and train your team to conduct telemedicine visits.
Familiarize yourself with reimbursement guidelines for telemedicine.
Have a system for documenting telemedicine visits the same way you would for an in-person visit.*
*Telemedicine refers specifically to remote clinical services as compared to telehealth that refers to remote non-clinical services, such as provider training, administrative meetings, and continuing medical education, in addition to clinical services.
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