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The Uberization of heath care — accessing practitioners in an Uber-like manner — it sounds crazy. But it’s actually happening - Dr. Peter Antall
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Virtual health care is a great idea that just won’t totally work for most people
I think of myself as a healthy person. Most days, I feel okay: No aches and pains, and I’m pretty happy. I exercise and eat a lot of veggies. I’m young. I’m fine.
It’s relatively easy for me to ignore my health. But, it had been years since my last checkup, so I decided to make a few doctor’s appointments. I quickly became annoyed at the idea of going into the doctor’s office: It’s time out of my day, it’s costly even with insurance, and I felt visits were shrouded with this cloud of dread that my doctor would find something worth worrying about. Experiencing these these hurdles firsthand, it’s apparent why so many people end up ignoring their health until it becomes an emergency.
The Future of Transgender Healthcare Is Online
Transgender patients often travel long distances and pay more for less-than-competent medical care. But as doctors embrace virtual treatment models, those problems may soon be obsolete.
Are consumers ready for telemedicine?
Is health care going the way of Uber? Though it may sound far-fetched, seeing a doctor could move in that direction if telemedicine gains more acceptance, according to health technology experts. Instead of making an appointment in advance and sitting in a waiting room, patients could beam out a request to a group of health providers via a website or mobile app. The first doctor to respond gets the visit, which is then conducted on a smartphone or computer.
Docs OnLine - The Doctor is IN Somewhere
From consulting and diagnosing to performing telesurgery, virtual medicine is here to stay and continues to proliferate. Can on-line medicine truly replace traditional face-to-face medical practice?
Is the Doctor In, or Just Online?
There is value in a physician’s being in the same room as a patient. There is value in knowing a patient’s history, background, medication history and stressors. A good doctor respects nuance.
Modern Doctors’ House Calls: Skype Chat and Fast Diagnosis
The same forces that have made instant messaging and video calls part of daily life for many Americans are now shaking up basic medical care. Health systems and insurers are rushing to offer video consultations for routine ailments, convinced they will save money and relieve pressure on overextended primary care systems in cities and rural areas alike.
Should Doctors Play Along With the Uberization of Health Care?
Medical startups are creating networks of freelance M.D.s to treat patients on-demand.
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How will telemedicine shape the future of patient-doctor relationships?
Virtual Doctor Visits: What's Treated and What's the Cost?
A growing number of Web-based companies offer virtual medical visits, where users can go online and consult with a doctor or other health-care provider, any time of the day or night, from wherever they are.
Virtual health care is a great idea that just won’t totally work for most people
Telemedicine absolutely has a place in modern healthcare, but it must be alongside regular visits with providers to keep us honest—if not with our doctors, than with ourselves.
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Last Updated : Sunday, January 30, 2022