If your child has an urgent health care concern and you’re unable to visit the doctor’s office, Eiman ElSayed, MD, at Pediatric Care of Four Corners can help. She offers telehealth appointments so you can talk with a medical professional safely and conveniently while caring for your child at home. To learn more about telehealth, call the office in Davenport, Florida, or book an appointment online.
Telehealth, also called telemedicine, is the use of technology to meet with a doctor virtually through your computer screen, phone, or another device.
If your child is sick, telehealth provides you with convenient access to your child’s doctor, regardless of your location or condition. The visit is secure and confidential, and you can connect with them in much the same way as you would in-person.
You can schedule telehealth appointments for a variety of issues, including:
Telehealth adds convenience to several situations. For example, if your child needs a mental health evaluation, the team can send the questions they’ll ask two days before your telehealth appointment.
In addition, if your doctor determines the need for a vaccination during your child’s telehealth appointment, you can simply schedule an in-office visit afterward.
The goal at Pediatric Care of Four Corners is to meet your child’s health concern needs as quickly and easily as possible.
Telehealth not only keeps your child safe, but it’s an added time-saver for you as a parent. You don’t have to miss work, juggle other commitments, or commute to the office. You can simply log in to your telehealth appointment from your current location.
Additionally, your doctor can diagnose and treat your child in a more timely manner, which can speed up the healing process.
A telehealth appointment can involve video conferencing, or in some cases, it can just be a phone call with a series of questions for you to answer.
At Pediatric Care of Four Corners, the team uses doxy.me, a simple, free telemedicine platform. There is no download required, and you can access it from your phone, laptop, or any device. It is HIPAA-compliant so you can rest assured that your appointment is confidential.
Simply call the team at Pediatric Care of Four Corners, and they will send you an email link for your telehealth visit. When it’s time for your telehealth appointment, you log on to the platform and join the meeting room with your child’s doctor.
Your child’s doctor evaluates their symptoms for an accurate diagnosis and prescribes any care instructions or prescription medications, if needed.
To have a successful telehealth experience, it’s best to have plenty of light in the area where you’re making the call. You should also be free from distractions, such as noises in the background, barking dogs, and people talking loudly around you.
If your child has health concerns and needs help immediately, call the office at Pediatric Care of Four Corners or book online. They quickly respond with an email with a link to your telehealth visit.