Telemedicine can help bring specialty care that would otherwise not be available, or that would require costly or difficult travel and lost time from work or school. If a remote specialist orders specific care, laboratory tests or prescriptions, they can be handled by the nearest OrthoNOW. Additionally, telemedicine takes costs out of the system, helping... Read More »
Telehealth (or telemedicine) involves the distribution of health-related services and information via electronic technology. A telemedicine visit is a video call with a patient and clinician over a secure network. Sometimes this is referred to as a televisit or virtual visit.