Telemedicine is a very effective tool for non-emergency medicalcare and it can be used in almost every field of medicine like primary care, chronic disease management, post-surgical management etc. With Telemedicine and virtual doctors appointments, time is most optimized for both the patient and healthcare provider. And today, with the Covid-19 virus raging across the world, switching from in-person to online doctors appointments has become even more popular. Virtual MD Visits Telehealth company can help diagnose the following conditions:
Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 cause of death globally. And even though not ALL cardiovascular diseases are fatal, they can be if certain lifestyle choices aren’t changed or health problems aren’t managed the right way. Just like with many other diseases, early detection is important for better management. With the help of our specialized virtual doctors at Virtual MD Visits, patients can review the progress of their treatment, see if the prescribed therapy is working and adjust if necessary.
Pulmonary / lung disease is one of the most commonly found diseases in the world and approximately tens of millions of Americans suffer from some type of pulmonary disease. Smoking, various infections, genetic predispositions…are all factors that can either lead to the development of lung diseases. Common types of pulmonary disease that can be treated with the help of Telehealth are:
Asthma – One of the most common types of pulmonary disease that can be triggered by allergies, infection or pollution and may causes wheezing or shortness of breath.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Characterized by long-term breathing problems and poor airflow. It is mostly caused by smoking or inhaling harmful fumes. COPD can manifest in various different forms:
- Chronic bronchitis
- Acute bronchitis or
- Cystic fibrosis
Skin disorders or conditions
Thanks to the two-way HD video conferencing provided by Virtual MD Visits, our team of virtual doctors can see skin disorders or conditions in great details and thus provide an accurate diagnosis and prescribe proper treatment. Through Telehealth, our online doctors are able to diagnose the following skin disorders:
- Skin rashes, infections or inflammation
- Skin lesions
- Rosacea and more.
Roughly 1.8 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the US this year and approximately over 600 thousand people will die from this disease. When it comes to cancer management for cancer patients, Telehealth can be used for:
- Manger the patient’s medicines
- Assisting patients with nutrition
- Educational lessons about new medicine and treatment
- Consultation with palliative care specialists or other professionals in order to manage symptoms or side effects
- Checkups between treatment
- Help with lifestyle changes etc.
Mental Health Disorders
Amidst the Coronavirus epidemic, having therapy sessions through Telehealth is a game-changer. Now more than ever, people need to have a good support system around them in order to successfully cope with the effects of isolation, lack of physical contact and the financial / economic uncertainty. Furthermore, these face-to-face consultations with the therapist can happen from the comfort of the patient’s home which should put him/her at ease and yield better results.
The majority of gastrointestinal disorders don’t require frequent intervention, but they do require management and follow-ups. Telehealth can help our team of virtual doctors locate the cause of the distress whether it’s a dietary issue, symptoms of other problems or even side effects from new prescriptions.
Endocrinologists mostly use Telehealth services to treat patients with hypothyroidism in newly diagnosed patients or to help manage the condition for patients that are living with it for quite some time. Telehealth allows the patients to see their specialists as often as possible without having to commute long distance every single time. Furthermore, the technology helps to automate the entire experience as much as possible, meaning that doctors can use technology to stay on top of their patient’s illness. This means they can manage forms, intake questions, reminders and provide the best experience they can.
Colds are a very common illness and in most cases patients feel minor to no symptoms at all meaning an in-person visit to a doctor’s office is not always necessary. Furthermore, coming down to the doctor’s office might put other patients at risk of infection. With the help of Telehealth, our team of virtual doctors will ask some basic questions to determine the severity of the cold, to see what can be the possible causes (sometimes allergens can be a stressor) and to prescribe treatment.
Over the years, Telehealth has proven to be a great tool that can be used effectively in allergy and immunology practice, mostly in treating Asthma and evaluating drug allergy. Telehealth has been successfully used with asthma patients, both pediatric and adult, with outstanding outcomes. Furthermore, with the help of video conferencing, virtual doctors can have a good overview of your surroundings and will most likely be able to identify any environmental factors that might contribute to your allergic reactions.
According to the 2019 study presented at the America Headache Society Annual meeting, the use of Telehealth to treat migraine could boost both physician productivity and patient access. We’re all aware the headache specialists aren’t plentiful so scheduling an in-person appointment is a big challenge. But, through Telehealth, patients can easily schedule an appointment with Virtual MD Visits- virtual doctors and receive the medical care they need, without making long trips and while staying in the comfort of their own home.