Primary Care Physicians located in Mount Juliet, TN
Video visits and telemedicine are the newest innovations in healthcare. Instead of making an appointment with Dr. Ashok Mehta at his office, you can now schedule a video visit. Located in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, Dr. Mehta and the staff of Simply Care are now offering video visits, $49, available now, to their patients who live throughout the area. The visits take place over a secure connection and can accomplish many of the same things an in-office visit can without you actually being there.
Telemedicine Q & A
Telemedicine is a convenient way for patients to connect with their doctor, without an office visit. Dr. Ashok K. Mehta is a top-rated primary care physician at SimplyCare, located in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, and available for patients seeking telemedicine services.
What is Telemedicine?
Telemedicine is a branch of medicine that allows the doctor to connect with patients electronically via video conference. This makes appointments or consultations more convenient for patients; It is a great alternative to an office visit that is more time-consuming. Because the doctor is able to actually see the patient on an interactive video call with audio, appointments are very similar to in-office visits. Telemedicine takes advantage of the amazing technological advances available today to deliver the best in medical care.
How Can Telemedicine Help With Chronic Conditions?
People who suffer from chronic conditions often have to see their primary care doctor several extra times every year so that their condition can be monitored. Telemedicine allows for an alternative: video conferencing during which things like medication, side effects, and other concerns can be discussed. Some of the many chronic conditions that could potentially be managed with the help of telemedicine can include diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, and more.
How Can Telemedicine Help With Urgent Care?
There are many cases where patients may have minor urgent care problems that can be managed effectively with telemedicine. This may include cases like cold, flu, allergies, vomiting, sinus infections, ear infections, sore throat, urinary tract infections (UTI), and diarrhea.
How is Telemedicine Useful After Physical Exams?
Yearly physical exams are an important time for evaluating health and wellness, but those visits often require testing. The results of the tests performed during physical exams, including blood tests, urine tests, and other types of screenings, may not be available right away. Instead of having to go back to the office to discuss results, patients can discuss physical exam test results with the doctor via a telemedicine video conference. The results that can be discussed can include cholesterol screenings, STD tests, glucose tests, liver tests, electrolyte tests, and much more.
Video Visits Available Now!
We're thrilled to be offering you secure video visits, $49, available now!. While we love it when you visit us in the office, we understand that it's not always convenient to do so. Video visits allow you to receive the same quality care as you do in the clinic, without taking time off work or finding a sitter to see us.
Video visits are appropriate for many types of appointments, especially follow-up and minor urgent care. Feel free to request a video visit right here from the website. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Video Visits Q & A
What are the benefits of video visits?
Telemedicine is when doctors use video chats to interact with their patients. Dr. Mehta offers video visits so that he can address his patients needs immediately without making them travel to his office. No matter where you are, you can schedule a video visit with Dr. Mehta. There are several benefits to this practice, including:
- Can be used from anywhere
- Linked through a secure connection
- Complete confidentiality
- All of the benefits of an in-office visit
And, of course, video visits allow Dr. Mehta an opportunity to see exactly what you're talking about even if you aren't in the same room. While they can't replace an actual meeting with Dr. Mehta, it's the next best thing if you can't get to his office.
Can video visits guarantee confidentiality?
Video visits happen over a secure connection, and Dr. Mehta takes additional measures to protect your privacy and guarantee your privacy. Telemedicine and those who practice it must follow the same HIPAA guidelines and protocols as any other healthcare practitioner. When you call Dr. Mehta's office to schedule your appointment, you should make it for a time when you won't be disturbed and can talk without any distractions.
Dr. Mehta can guarantee confidentiality on his end, but it's up to you to protect yourself when it comes to where you are and who has access to you during the video visit. If you are using your cell phone for your video visit, you should find an area that is as private as possible to protect your information.
What type of appointments can take place during a video visit?
Dr. Mehta can schedule almost any kind of appointment for a video visit. Video visits work great for checking in with the doctor after surgery. They're also perfect for receiving results from lab tests. You can also use the video visit option if you've experienced an injury and you have questions about how to treat it at home. Dr. Mehta can also identify injuries that need medical attention in his office.
Video visits are best for illnesses and injuries that can be identified through a visible image or by describing them to Dr. Mehta. He can conduct most types of appointments through video visits, but if you aren't sure, you should call Dr. Mehta's office and ask. The staff is more than happy to help you determine if a video visit is right for you.
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