Do's and Don'ts of Virtual Health Care
With the emerging need of getting access to all the facilities and services at doorsteps, the medical
sector is coping up well with the requirement.
Patients and doctors are adapting to this trend quite well and things are falling at a good and steady
pace. Every concept is difficult to tune in with if we are unaware of its do's and don'ts. The same
Is the case with 'virtual telehealth'. The concept of virtual telehealth is relatively new and it's
beneficial to a great extent because the patients can get treated from the comfort of their home and do
not need to step out of their places. They are treated with the help of communication done via video
call or video conference; both patients and doctors are comfortable with this new technique of
To keep virtual telehealth succumb to its core and maintain its value, there are certain things that
doctors and patients have to keep in mind while switching to virtual health care. The set of rules and
guidelines are for both and if both of them execute it well, there are high chances that this concept has
been the future of the medical sector.
Here are a few do's and don'ts of virtual telehealth:
For Doctors: Train Your Entire Staff
Yes, we understand that it is only the doctor who is going to treat the doctor or who is going to be part
of the treatment. But training your entire staff is utterly important. Just think, if you have to handle an
emergency, you might need your staff to inform about the emergency via video call - if the staff is not
trained, they will struggle with the application used to conduct the virtual medical visit meeting or
they might get very conscious to handle the video call.
For Patients: Understand & Trust the Process
Every hospital might have its process to facilitate virtual telehealth, so there might be a slight
difference in the process followed by patients of different hospitals. A lot of times it happens that
instead of checking online on the offici