Telemedicine is a method of remote medical consultation that allows patients to receive medical care from a distance. It offers easier and more convenient access to health services, especially for people living in remote areas or who have difficulty traveling.
Services offered by telemedicine at Clinique Labelle:
Clinique Labelle offers virtual consultations with general practitioners to help patients receive medical care remotely. Virtual consultations can be done by phone or video conference. Telemedicine can be used for a variety of medical services
Family medicine consultations
Family medicine consultations can be conducted remotely to diagnose and treat common illnesses such as infections, injuries, pains, etc.
Limitations of telemedicine:
Although telemedicine offers many benefits, there are limits to the services it can provide. Virtual consultations are not suitable for emergency situations that require immediate intervention, such as a heart attack or stroke. In such cases, an in-person consultation is necessary for appropriate treatment.
In conclusion, telemedicine provides easier and more convenient access to health services for patients who live in areas far from the clinic or who have difficulty in moving around.
HOW DOES IT WORK AT CLINIQUE LABELLE?
To make an appointment with our virtual doctors, we suggest you contact our secretariat by phone: 514-516-6624. During clinic opening hours, you will communicate with clinic representatives and after opening hours you could send an SMS text to our number (514-516-6624) mentioning:
– First name;
– Email address;
– Your cell phone number;
– Type of virtual consultation that you prefer: telephone consultation or video consultation.
Also, you can request your appointment by sending a message by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by filling out our form (https://www.cliniquecurelabelle.ca/en/telemedecine-eng/).
If you prefer a Phone consultation, one of the clinic secretaries will contact you at the time scheduled for your appointment to put you in touch with the doctor.
If you opt for a Video consultation, we will send you an email message with a secure web link which, once clicked, will take you to the virtual meeting room with the doctor.
It is preferable to connect 15 minutes before the consultation from a device (cell phone, computer or tablet) with a camera and a microphone, both functional. In order to facilitate communication with the doctor, we suggest that you prepare all the relevant documents in advance (prescriptions, photos, medications you are taking, etc.)