Four tips to help make the most of telemedicine

 

Last updated 2/2/2020 at 3:21pm



Dr. John Chang

Senior Medical Director

UnitedHealthcare of California

When health issues crop up, people often have to decide where best to seek medical attention, with urgent care and the emergency room being potential destinations. But for more and more Californians, their smartphone is now the preferred way to see and talk to a doctor.

Telemedicine visits, also known as virtual care, typically last less than 20 minutes, often cost less than $50 and enable people to connect 24/7 with a health care provider via a smartphone, tablet or personal computer to help diagnose and treat certain...



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