Telemedicine offers people who find it hard to make time for face-to-face visits a secure way of talking to their doctor. If you're busy or you feel too sick to venture out of the house, Devang Patel, DO, of Crescent Medical Service, PC in Dallas, Texas, offers telemedicine consultations. The service is fully compliant with current online health care regulations, so you can be sure your discussions are confidential. To find out more about using telemedicine, call Crescent Medical Service, PC or book an appointment online today.
Telemedicine is a rapidly expanding model of providing health care that enables you to discuss your health with Dr. Patel without visiting Crescent Medical Service, PC. Instead, the practice uses secure online video technology, much like Zoom or Skype.
The technology Crescent Medical Service, PC uses complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and employs end-to-end encryption. This ensures that the line is secure and your conversation with Dr. Patel is completely confidential.
Telemedicine offers several advantages over in-person visits to your doctor. First, it's more convenient, because you might not have to take time off work or organize child care. Not having to travel also saves you time and expense, as well as being less stressful.
Using telemedicine also helps keep down the spread of disease. You can avoid picking up an infection from other patients at Dr. Patel’s office, and you don't need to drag yourself out of your house if you’re sick.
In addition, you can access telemedicine from any location, too, so you could even pull over while you're driving if necessary.
Telemedicine services at Crescent Medical Service, PC can be useful for patients with health problems like diabetes, neuropathy, and chronic pain that require ongoing care.
Instead of having to attend in person every time you need a routine checkup, you can hop on a video call with Dr. Patel and discuss your current health.
If you or he has any concerns as a result of your telemedicine appointment or you need to go in for tests, you can easily book a face-to-face consultation afterward. If you need a prescription for your condition, Dr. Patel can provide you with an electronic version.
An area where telemedicine comes into its own is with mental health and developmental disorders. Dr. Patel specializes in diagnosing and treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and offers the same services using telemedicine as he does in person.
To find out more about using telemedicine, call Crescent Medical Service, PC today or book an appointment online.