Seeing a doctor in person isn’t always convenient. Depending on your doctor’s availability, you may have to deal with several scheduling headaches to get an in-person meeting. If your ailment occurs after hours, you’ll have to wait in order to get a consultation. Add in the co-pay fees that go along with your visits, and seeing the doctor can be an inconvenient, unpleasant, and costly experience.
How Telemedicine Saves Businesses Time and Money
Ultimately, 70 percent of physician consultations boil down to a few ailments, including fever, sore throat, the flu, and other common conditions that won’t necessarily require an in-person visit with a doctor.
Telehealth benefits members by providing:
- Quick, convenient Telemedicine services
- Online physicians at all times
- An in-depth information library on over 1,000 different health-related topics
Telehealth gives patients free access to physicians around the clock, allowing employees to make connections via phone, video, or over the Internet 24 hours a day for all seven days of the week. Telehealth services employ intuitive online systems for ease of use and simple navigation.
The convenience of Telehealth saves you and your employees time by cutting out travel and sitting in waiting rooms. It also limits the need to take time off of work to fit an employee’s ailments into a doctor’s schedule and cuts out costly co-pays.
Quick, Convenient Telehealth Access for Employers
Healthy employees are good for every business. Telemedicine gets employees in contact with doctors for a free consultation, helping them avoid time-consuming visits to the doctor or an unnecessary trip to the emergency room.
Affordable, convenient health consultations with licensed physicians are only a phone call or mouse click away through Telehealth. Contact GMS today about adding Telemedicine services to your businesses’ health plan to help your employees stay healthy and productive.
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