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What Patients Need to Know About Telemedicine


Sajad Zalzala, MD


Discussing the rules, regulations, uses, restrictions, pros/cons of consulting with a health care provider by electronic means (phone, video, web chat, etc...)

Session Learning Objective/Outline:

  • What is telemedicine
  • Different types of telemedicine consultations
  • Establishing a doctor-patient relationship by telemedicine
  • Prescriptions and restrictions - what can be prescribed and what is forbidden by telemedicine
  • Costs and insurance coverage of telemedine consultations
  • LDN and telemedicine