The sudden pandemic and global crisis has been making an influence over the individuals pertaining to their healthcare conditions.
Individuals got more conscious about their physical health and they often ignored their mental health which created many mental health problems as everyone was locked at their own places in isolation.
The emergence of Telehealth and Telemedicine were like rays of hope in the dark clouds and it appears the most convenient and affordable way to get diagnosed and get treatments for healthcare problems.
Telemedicine is transforming the ways we access and manage health problems. The modern and busy lifestyles often drive us to perform to the best of the capability, sleepless, can have an impact on our abilities to fight back when life provides constant pressure.
The best way to weave through such chaos and hindrances is to take care of not just physical health but mental health as well.
The delivery of mental health care through video can provide major benefits to the users and patients.It provides mental health care in the hands of individuals and at the comfort of their homes.
The healthcare professionals working under the Doctor On-Demand app are of the opinion that the best of the experiences get provided to the patients and such experiences must improve their overall well-being.
Taking steps that help in promoting mental health and wellness through Telehealth is the best way to maintain the wellness of the mind and other mental conditions such as depression, anxiety, and several other issues.
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Among one out of five adults have been reporting about their mental illness and even they are not able to take care of the mental health which they actually need. The technological advancements in the telemedicine sector can overall improve the statistics.
Increased access to care produces shorter wait times. The patients with and without insurance can have mental healthcare support 24*7. The video platform can provide support to all those who are in rural areas and those who are with quality care.
Time management is the most tedious part of management and it will be of high importance as the challenge and the mental health gets often ignored.
Telemedicine, on the other hand, can provide greater flexibility and even it can assist in making mental wellness the topmost priority on the list. Eliminating the travel time and skipping the waiting room is the best feature provided by the telemedicine apps.
The virtual appointment also permits to get diagnosis, treatment and consultation from a remote place and from any location.
Many patients can have their appointments even at their workplace or on the way while they are traveling. This flexibility of treatment makes it more popular among the patients that are afraid of paying a personal visit to the hospitals as there are high chances of getting infected by the virus of the ongoing pandemic.
When the patients can get their desired services at their time of convenience and with their preferred doctors there remains no need to visit a hospital or clinic in-person.
Every patient’s care and its mental conditions are characteristic. Some might reap major benefits from making a watch over a psychiatrist and psychologist.
Doctor On-Demand has a unique yet collaborative approach for taking care and making sure that you have the perfect and accurate care at the right time. This renders a fully consolidated approach to health at large.It also helps in expanding the efficiencies, improving the overall decision-making and even the short and long-term patient outcomes.
There are many patients which feels that the virtual space is much more appealing and it helps in making the things appear perfect.
Telemedicine permits an individual to make a choice of the environment which makes the patients feel much more comfortable and safe.
Whether it is the comfort of their own home, or at the workplace and any place across the world.
The personalized options can have a more relaxing and pleasing atmosphere.
Timely future Appointments
All the mental health care services and even their treatments got high in demand. Patients can even wait more than 3 months or even much longer to seek treatment for their mental health problems.
The appointments can be made quickly on the apps with a psychiatrist or
a psychologist and can even consult the healthcare provider within a day or may even stretch upto some weeks. They can even advise the next visit and can make an appointment with the help of a follow-up tool through the Doctor On-demand app.
Such an easy use of app and convenience makes it much proactive for all the patients who are seeking advice from the psychologists/psychiatrists as they book their appointments even before they are even asked for it to consult the mental care professionals.
Reduction in the healthcare costs
The healthcare costs and consulting of healthcare professionals gets reduced at a much larger rate than the traditional practice of personally paying a visit to the Doctor On-Demand app..
The telemedicine apps are providing the patients and users with much larger economic benefits. The increased access in care can help in decreasing the need for all the expensive ER visits which have been paid.
Even when the patients can have a proactive approach to all the treatment where they can avoid the potential need of having long-term psychiatric treatment and emergency healthcare services.The research also shows that mental healthcare support through telemedicine is important as well as an effective virtual appointment.
Making an appointment that is virtual can further decrease the cost of making a trip to personally make a visit to the Doctor On-Demand and there remains no need to spare the time from their work and getting half-days from their days of work.
Anonymity, Confidentiality and privacy
The appointments of patients are kept confidential and private.
For every virtual visit made to the doctor, the patient gets connected on the secure platform where there are no chances of data theft and no breach of data.
Such visits are made over a secure platform and even the health information is secured and protected by HIPAA, American Telemedicine and all the guidelines issued by the American Medical Association.
Other than making treatments and the billing purposes only the patients have the rights to decide who can access their records.
All the technological advancements in the healthcare sector will surely open up new gates of opportunities for the patients to get their treatments remotely and the healthcare professionals will be paid much higher than making visits to the hospitals to diagnose and treat their patients.
The benefits provided by the apps to the patients are much higher than making any personal visits to the doctors.
About the Author
Parth Patel is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of SyS Creations which is a top doctor on-demand solution provider.