As defined by the American Physical Therapy Association, Telehealth is the use of electronic information and telecommunication technologies to remotely provide health care information and services.
Telehealth offers safety, convenience and flexibility.
Yes! In fact, according to multiple studies on telehealth vs. in-person care compiled by Karen Finnin, BAppSc, MMuscPhys, Australian Telehealth PT pioneer and expert, the following conclusions were drawn:
- Treatment online has no increased error rate than it would in person.
- Treatment outcomes were the same, if not better than in-person care.
- Telehealth offers cost benefits of both time and money
Absolutely. We use IntakeQ as our telehealth platform. This platform is HIPPA compliant, easy to use, and offers easy ways to communicate with your provider privately and safely.