Telemedicine gives you the ability to visit with your heath care provider from a place that’s more convenient for you, saving you time and money. Click here to learn more about the benefits of telemedicine.
Originally designed to provide access to basic health services for those living in rural communities, telemedicine is now becoming more mainstream — thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic and improvements in telecommunication technology.
At YOURx Health in Spring, Texas, led by Leslie Ford, FNP, our team of wellness specialists want nothing more than to help you reach your true health. We know how hard it is to get to the office for examinations and follow-ups, which is why we offer virtual visits through our telemedicine service.
Here, we want to share with you the benefits of telemedicine.
Convenient and comfortable
Telemedicine gives you the ability to see your health care provider from your home, office, or even the grocery store parking lot. All you need is a phone, tablet, or other electronic device that allows you to video chat or talk to your provider.
Seeing your provider from a place that’s more comfortable to you may help you be more open about your health concerns, which helps your provider give you more targeted treatments that improve your symptoms and health.
At YOURx Health, we even offer direct-to-home prescriptions through our telemedicine services, so you don’t even have to go to the pharmacy to pick up your medications.
Saves time and money
Telemedicine saves you time and money. Because you don’t have to get yourself to the office, you save money on travel costs. You may also find it easier to fit your telemedicine appointment into your day, so there’s no need to take time away from any of your other responsibilities.
This might mean you don’t have to take time off from work or find someone to pick up your kids from school.
Plus, the convenience and comfort of telemedicine might make it more likely for you to schedule a visit when you aren’t feeling so hot, preventing the need to go to urgent care, which can be costly.
Protects your health
If you have concerns about catching a contagious disease like the flu or COVID-19, then telemedicine makes a good choice for you. It limits your exposure to other patients who might be sick.
Plus, it’s a convenient way for you to get the health services you need when you’re sick so that you don’t spread germs.
More face-to-face time
Although telemedicine visits should never serve as a replacement for in-person health evaluations, they serve as a valuable tool for building stronger patient-provider relationships.
The more contact you have with your wellness specialist at YOURx Health, the more comfortable you feel sharing your health concerns. Trusting us with your health and concerns ultimately leads to better wellness for you.
Your health is important, but we know how busy schedules get in the way of taking care of yourself. Telemedicine is a convenient way for you to continue to get the health services you need at a time and place that works for you.
To find out more about our telemedicine services, call our office, or schedule a consultation online today.