How to get started with virtual healthcare?

As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to alter our world, doctors and clinics are being forced to adopt virtual healthcare more rapidly than in the past. In fact, your provider may have recently asked you to switch to virtual visits, also known as telemedicine or telehealth.  In some cases, they are now the only option for those who […]

What are the pros and cons of virtual care for hospitals

Like any technology, virtual care has its advantages and disadvantages. While many in the industry point to virtual care as a strategy for reducing healthcare costs, raising care accessibility, and even helping to improve patient outcomes, some remain doubtful of the extent to which virtual care delivers on these promises. Other providers may wonder whether […]

Virtual health care during COVID-19

atients are under lockdown and health workers are at risk of infection. Paul Webster reports on how telemedicine is being embraced like never before.In the face of a surge in cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), physicians and health systems worldwide are racing to adopt virtualised treatment approaches that obviate the need for physical meetings […]

Best choice virtual appointment via healthcare solution

Since social distancing is now part of our “new normal,” it’s no surprise that virtual medical appointments have become quite popular. While virtual visits aren’t the answer to every medical problem, you might be surprised to learn that many conditions can be managed effectively from the comfort of your couch. “Virtual visits allow us to address […]

Solutions for Emergency Care with Virtual Walk-in Assessment

The UHN Emergency Departments is now offering virtual visits. What is a virtual visit? During a virtual visit, you do not come to the hospital to meet in-person. Instead, you speak with your care team using a regular phone, smartphone, tablet or computer. Who can have a virtual visit in the Emergency Department? To book a […]

How does a virtual clinic work?

Virtual Care allows patients access to Medical Providers for assessment, diagnosis and treatment options. Our Medical Providers serve most of your need conveniently from the comfort of your home by preventing unnecessary visits to busy clinics or hospitals. Swiftly book your virtual medical visit online so you can start feeling better, faster! Why Virtual Care? […]

Why is patient engagement important in healthcare?

Peter did not manage his health. He ate poorly, smoked regularly, exercised rarely, and saw his doctor once every five years. The result? In his late 50s, Peter experienced multiple chronic conditions and was a regular at the local ER. Many of Peter’s mid-life problems could have been avoided. He had good genes and good […]

How do you choose the best virtual clinic?

An online doctor service allows you to consult with Canadian trained and licensed physicians virtually. Initially, these platforms served those who lived in remote areas, or those unable to get to the doctor easily. However, in these COVID times, avoiding exposure to the virus is top-of-mind for most people. Consequently, more of us, but especially […]

How virtual care can keep safely pregnant patients

For the expectant mother, pregnancy should be a time of excitement and peaceful preparation. In the United States most obstetric practices require a minimum of a dozen (and frequently more) in-person office visits. This taxing demand on soon-to-be new parents can be mitigated through the utilization of telehealth. Can the application of telehealth help women […]

Virtual Care Improves Access to Care for Patients

Virtual care helps people access the care they need when and where they need it. We work with our partners to find better value for Ontario’s publicly funded health care system. Virtual Care in Ontario By maximizing access to care and minimizing travel and wait times, virtual care makes health care delivery more human, efficient, and […]