In today’s fast growing digital world, there are multiple number of digital ways (like video chats, emails, SMS, phone calls and various applications) through which the patients are connected to the medical professionals. Telemedicine is a method of connecting the patients and doctors through technology without meeting in person where the doctor provides the best health care service to the patient. It is also known as digital medicine. Patients can connect doctors via desktop, smart phone or laptop with reliable internet connection.
Telemedicine benefits all the individuals who are in need of doctor’s consultation for the recovery of various health risk factors but it highly benefits the individuals with following situations.
In the telemedicine application patients have to give your complete details of address, contact number and previous health history if any and you have to set your user name and password.
Patients have to sign in with username and password to login into the patient’s portal. Based on your reported health issues, multiple number of the medical specialists for the concerned health factors are listed in your page with their personal details (like contact number and email) and their charges.
You can view the amount charged by the different medical professionals in their bio. According to your estimation you can shortlist the doctor’s list and you can further search their reputation by viewing the reviews given by the previous customer, if there are maximum positive reviews, you can choose that medical professional without any hesitations.
Based on the availability of yourself and the doctor you can plan your schedule and time duration can be allotted.
In case after fixing the appointment, if you are busy with some other work you can also cancel or reschedule the appointment.
After the patient has chosen his/her willing medical professional, in order to confirm the appointment patient has to clear the payment. The payment can be done in online via pay pal, g- pay, or debit card.
A doctor portal contains the information regarding his/her personal data including their name, qualification, specialized field, contact details and their charge for the telemedicine session.
The amount charged from the patients for the particular health factor is not fixed. The amount charged varies from doctor to doctor. The medical professionals can fix the price according to their flexibility. If willing, medical professionals can also provide free treatment
Once the payment is done by the patient, medical professionals can generate bills for video or audio consultations to keep track of revenue generated for telemedicine services.
Medical professional will initially access the patient’s previous medical reports, which is available during telemedicine sessions, thereby helping the patient by providing them effective treatment for quick recovery from the illness.
Doctor interacts with the patient directly via video chats which is similar to the clinic consultation, in case if there is connectivity issues you can switch on to an audio-only mode to avoid poor connectivity.
After analyzing the health issues, based on the medical condition of the patient medical professional will recommend the online prescriptions to patients in printed form on in clinic letter-head.
Doctor maintains consultation notes during telemedicine session. He/she shares those data with the patient via email for better medication adherence.