Telemedicine refers to the practice of providing medical care and consultations remotely, using telecommunications and digital technologies. It enables Dr Martins to diagnose, treat, and manage patients' health conditions without the need for in-person visits. Telemedicine encompasses a range of services, including virtual doctor-patient consultations, 2nd opinions, health conditions, prescription of medications, and even surgical consultations.
Initial Consultation & Follow ups
Video Conferencing: Patients and healthcare providers interact through video calls, enabling real-time communication and visual assessment.
Patients can communicate with healthcare professionals over the phone, discussing symptoms, treatment options, and receiving medical advice.
Patients can exchange messages with healthcare providers through secure messaging platforms for non-urgent matters.
Healthcare providers can electronically prescribe medications, which patients can then pick up at a pharmacy.
Telemedicine can connect patients with specialists located in different geographic areas, helping to bridge gaps in access to specialized care.
Getting a second opinion can help patients make more informed decisions about their healthcare. It can provide additional insights, alternative perspectives, and potentially uncover options that weren't initially considered.