By Brandy Scaravaglione
Demand for telemedicine is growing among patients who seek virtual care from their doctors. Reports have shown that telemedicine has grown so much in popularity that it will be mainstream within 5-10 years. Providers who do not integrate telemedicine into their practice will be lost in the past.
So what’s stopping them? Most providers do not know where to begin and do not have time to research options. Below is a list of helpful tips on how to successfully integrate virtual care into your practice and to make sure you are selecting the right telemedicine partner.
1. Customize and set up the technology to meet your needs. What can be daunting to many providers when integrating telemedicine into their medical toolkit is the learning curve that comes with it. Start off with a discovery period so that the practice and telemedicine partner can work together to evaluate and understand the workflow and needs. This includes looking at the practice’s current employee structure, capabilities, patient demographic and areas needing assistance. No practice is the same so creating a customized workflow is key to ensuring a successful long-term partnership with telemedicine.[Read more…] about 5 Tips to Successfully Incorporate Telemedicine into Your Medical Practice