When choosing to launch a virtual visit service, small healthcare providers need to think carefully about telehealth technology, patient needs and realistic goals.
For a small practice or solo physician, launching a virtual care platform might seem like a waste of time and money, especially in a climate where both are in such short supply. But telemedicine offers vital operational and clinical benefits that might mean the difference between a healthy practice and one that goes under.
The trick is in choosing the right service.
“It’s definitely something that has to be well thought out,” argues Wendy Diebert, Vice President of Clinical Services at Vidyo, a telehealth provider. “You can’t just pick one (technology platform) and expect it to work.” Read more.