Telemedicine Has Been a Win-Win for Doctors, Patients, and Caregivers? | Unthinkable

  • Appointment flexibility: Before telemedicine came into the picture, there was no flexibility in the appointments. The doctors provided appointments strictly within the clinic hours. Telemedicine solutions offer the option of working on holidays without any office staff.
  • Increased revenue: Expansion in the geographical areas and increased flexibility to work on the weekends or holidays have significantly improved the income of doctors.
  • Reduces last-minute cancellations: Many times, patients are unable to visit the clinic even after booking an appointment. This may be due to any reasons, such as traffic or workload. This results in a loss of revenue for doctors. The patients may easily switch such in-person visits to the online consultation with telemedicine.
  • Reduction in operational costs: Thanks to the patient-friendly user interface of telemedicine, more patients are able to access telemedicine. This reduces the overall operating cost of the clinic.
  • Avoiding the risk of infection: Visiting clinics and hospitals increases the risk of infection. Installing and using a telemedicine app completely avoids this risk and protects the patient from infection.
  • Stick to a schedule: Many times, due to unavoidable circumstances, the patients are not able to turn up on time for an in-person visit to the clinic. This results in poor adherence to the visit schedule. Telemedicine helps patients to stick to their schedule.
  • Increased choices of doctors: Through telemedicine, the best doctors in the world are available to patients at just one click. The patients have more choices of doctors for consultation and seeking a second opinion.
  • Home comfort: Many patients are not comfortable with the environment of a clinic or hospital. Telemedicine allows such patients to interact with doctors from their homes.
  • By taking the help and guidance of doctors remotely, the caregivers can provide comprehensive care to the patients.Comprehensive care:

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