Category FAQ

Do Doctors Still Make House Calls?

do doctors make house calls
History books typically depict doctors as confident men and women wearing white coats, stethoscope around their necks, and carrying a Gladstone bag or the iconic “black doctor’s bag.” This classic image usually comes to us when we picture a family…

Are Virtual Doctor Visits Cost-Effective?

cost effective online doctors visit
Absolutely! Aside from the obvious that virtual doctor visits save you trips to the doctor’s office, and therefore reduce the cost for travel and food expenses, it also prevents missed time from school or work. In addition, there are a…

What conditions can be treated via an online doctor?

conditions online doctors can treat
Most… but not all.  Online doctors are the same as in-office doctors you visit. They are covered by the same laws and rules governing the practice of medicine. The former may be subjected to further limitations than when they practice…

Do I have to video-conference with my doctor?

telehealth video conferencing
Not under all circumstances and not all the time.  Video-conferencing doctor visits fall under the category of interactive telemedicine. It is a virtual consultation similar to in-office visits, and the interaction between the patient and doctor happens in real-time. This…

Can Online Doctors Prescribe Medications?

doctors prescribing medications online
Yes, but within the limitations set forth by law.  Generally, online doctors are permitted to prescribe medications and even send electronic ones to pharmacies across the state. They are free to prescribe non-controlled substances to their patients as long as…