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Virtual Appointment Settings
Various: Telemedicine utilizes photo and video equipment as well as some robots helping the doctor to examine the patient at distance. In some cases, telemedicine is consultatory and you actually have another health care professional at the other end. Check the following link: http://www.Americantelemed.Org/i4a/pages/index.Cfm?Pageid=3333. ...Read more
PA: Of course you can. Look around and see if there is an opportunity you like best. ...Read more
Are HealthTap doctors able to refill existing prescriptions when in-person primary care doctors are unavailable?
Contact Health Tap: Ask your question or it may be answered in the FAQ section of HealthTap.com. Depends upon the medication! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
Generally, No: Most states require at least one face to face contact for a physician to prescribe medications. With new technology, areas without specialists are using telemedicine, where the specialist visits with you via a televised conference call. In those cases, the specialist may order prescriptions, but the local doctor is the one who actually writes the prescriptions. ...Read more
Free Health Care: I do not believe there is such a service. I do know that you can go to public health clinics for a sliding scale fee and that is where i would advise you to start. Regular family medicine office visits are also not expensive when you compare the cost of seeing specialists or going to an er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a phone call for an appointment with a pediatric hematologist at sheffields children hospital, will any tests be performed on this day?
Need Psych Dr and prescriptions via online or phone appts. Do you offer this service for clients who are unable to have PCP. I travel w husband's job.
Try CONCIERGE: HealthTap Concierge doctors can see and treat their patients via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live Concierge consultation. Certain medications (not all) can be prescribed. Each situation is somewhat unique. Fees are probably the same, regardless of whether or not medications are prescribed. ...Read more
Probably not: I do not think hr office can access any of the medical records. It may be illegal if you denied a job on health grounds, unless you are so sick that you cannot physically do the job. Just to be sure ask your h r dept. ...Read more
Govt regulation: Emr is being introduced in a phased manner- cms guidelines. All hospitals and offices are to implement electronic records. There are so many technical difficulties with these programs, but they are getting better. As of now, most doctors have not embraced them as well. ...Read more
Sticky issue: This is a huge question. On one hand, online records can be transmitted quickly when medically needed. This could save a life. On the other hand, this quick transmission can also allow breaches of privacy that are potentially painful, embarrassing, and invasive. Balancing these things is precarious! electronic records seems to be where we're going, so we need safeguards to do it well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can residents and fellows join HealthTap to answer patient questions? Do their answers on HealthTap need to be reviewed and confirmed by an Attending?
Do doctors or clinics have access to see your medical records, like dmv can see your driving record, or employee can see your background records?
Medical records: The health insurance portability and accountability act protects your medical records. Only a provider directly caring for you can see your records. If they access records within a hospital system, they can see whatever records are in the system. In ohio, some pharmacy records are available to providers online. Otherwise, you need to sign permission for your doctor to get outside records. ...Read more
I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?
Search online for...: Search online for concierge doctors or concierge physician companies, and see if any are local. There are companies that have sprung up and coordinate groups of concierge doctors. One can contact these companies to see if they have a doctor locally. Healthtap doesn't have a category called "concierge", but one can check on individual doctors here, if one already knows he or she is a concierge. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
At best a screening: Think about it. If you do, you'll see how unreliable it would be. Even with validated psychometric tests, experts differ often. Dx is seen by serious professionals is one of the greatest challenges. That said, once an experienced, well-trained pro does their 'thing' - they usually do have a good idea about the problems and best treatments. ...Read more