During the last year, most Americans needed a healthcare visit, and due to the pandemic, most had at least one virtual doctor visit.
What was realized in this last year was that in healthcare, necessity truly is the mother of invention. Innovations to virtual healthcare became a necessity to bring quality care to all Americans when walking out your front door became a serious health risk.
So, what new forms of telemedicine were created during the pandemic that could offer better healthcare moving forward? And what did healthcare professionals learn about virtual doctor visits? Let’s look at the benefits and drawbacks of virtual doctors.
Studies show patient satisfaction with telehealth is high. Many long-standing barriers to virtual doctor visits were broken down because of the pandemic. Red tape was cut up, and new laws were enacted to make sure that all Americans could still have quality access to healthcare from the comfort of their homes. The following is a list of the benefits of virtual healthcare:
While a virtual doctor’s appointment saves patients time and money, there are differences between a virtual visit and an in-home visit. The largest differences between virtual doctor’s visits and in-home doctor’s visits are the ability to physically examine a person, provide specific testing, and prescribe certain medications. Here is a list of limitations a patient may encounter from only having a virtual doctor’s appointment:
With EZaccessMD, you don't have to choose between a virtual doctor’s visit or an in-home doctor’s visit. Because they provide both telemedicine services and urgent mobile care, patients can speak with a virtual doctor and within two hours have a physical examination in their home.
EZaccessMD gives patients access to care coordinators, U.S. board certified doctors, and mobile technologists 24/7 — ensuring that you are able to respond to urgent care health events as well as maintain good health through preventative care.
With EZaccessMD, you get the most innovative telemedicine today — full healthcare services catered to the patient in their home, allowing them to choose when they need a virtual doctor’s visit and when they need an in-home doctor’s visit. The patient’s needs are at the center of EZaccessMD’s telemedicine and mobile care, working together to improve access to quality care.
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