According to a recent study, more than half of patients enjoyed virtual visits than in person visits to their doctor's office. The survey study, run by Health Industry Distributor Association, found that 53% of respondants would consider using telemedicine, with 18% having already used it. 41% of respondents in the survey enjoyed the convience of a virtual vists and 54% reported that they thought it was better than an office visit.
MedStar Health launched their option for virtual vists, MedStar eVisit, in 2016. From first hand reviews, I've heard great things about this program. While I haven’t yet personally use MedStar eVisit myself, I’ve heard many positive things from our associates. It’s great to know that even if we are traveling away from our community, we are able to take care of our health. I got the email below and enjoyed the play on words and wanted to share it with you.
Lose the Wait: Use MedStar eVisit Today
Being sick shouldn’t be about waiting—it should be about getting the care you need, when and where you need it. Skip waiting: for an appointment, in traffic, in the waiting room, in the exam room, and at the pharmacy. With MedStar eVisit, you can be seen for common illnesses within five minutes, from the comfort of your own home, and your prescriptions are sent to your preferred pharmacy electronically so you can feel better, faster.Receive fast care for common illnesses anytime, anywhere with MedStar eVisit. To enroll in and/or use MedStar eVisit, download the free iOS or Android mobile app, “MedStar eVisit” or visit www.MedStar-eVisit.com. Complete the steps within the mobile app and/or web.
Have you tried MedStar eVisit? We want to hear about your experience! Please complete the survey sent following your visit, and send feedback to MedStar-eVisit@medstar.net.