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As people age, doctor appointments become a bigger part of life. Being responsible for driving a loved one to several appointments a week or to specialists hundreds of miles away can pose a challenge. The hours spent on the road and in waiting rooms add up fast.
Fortunately, a convenient service that brings the doctor to the patient via technology is now a popular option. Telehealth services, or virtual doctor’s office visits, are available through providers across the country, private companies and—increasingly—at retail clinics.
As a supplement to your loved one’s regular check-ups with a primary care provider, virtual visits take place over the phone or through video. They also offer two- and three-party calling to keep you as the caregiver involved with every visit, giving you more flexibility. Available any time of day, seven days a week, they cover non-emergency care for such conditions as colds, flu, rashes, respiratory infections and more.
Now that you’re more informed about telehealth, learn more about virtual doctor visits via phone, mobile app, or video chat
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