There are many telemedicine software solutions in the market today, but there aren’t many expert sources to guide you through the process of selecting the best software for your practice. To help you along, Chiron Health has compiled a set of helpful information and strategies based on how our typical customer purchases Chiron Health. Use this as a guide to selecting the best telemedicine software for your practice and view helpful resources along the way.
The answer to the above question will help guide which software will work best for your practice. Many of our clients tell us they began their search for telemedicine software because they:
Of course, the above is a summarized list of the many reasons to look into telemedicine for your practice. For a more detailed view into if telemedicine is a good fit for your practice, take our Telemedicine Quiz. Or, to learn more about generating revenue with telemedicine, download our Telemedicine Revenue Calculator.
Sometimes clients looking to accomplish any of the above don’t need to implement a telemedicine software, they can use other more traditional tools to achieve their goals.
There are many types of telemedicine software solutions out there. Let’s start with defining the different types of software. Then select the type that will help you achieve the goals for your practice.
Applications that use small devices or even cell phones to monitor patient health, is a type of telemedicine. Doctors are increasingly prescribing these applications to help them gather more data and better insight into their patient’s health and habits. That’s right, even your Fitbit is a type of telemedicine!
Sometimes called “asynchronous telemedicine,” store-and-forward solutions enable healthcare providers to share patient medical data such as lab reports, images, videos and other records with a provider at another location. It’s similar to email, but with built-in, advanced security features to ensure patient privacy.
There are many new telemedicine companies offering online doctors visits, on-demand. These services use a large network of physicians and PAs to provide 24×7 care for patients with whom they have no prior relationship. These services are online only and are not usually affiliated with the patient’s primary care provider. They charge either a flat rate per visit or a monthly subscription fee.
Chiron Health video visits fall into the category of real-time telemedicine. Patients and providers are connected through audio and video channels for a live interaction. Unlike the other types of telemedicine, which generally supplement in-person care, real-time telehealth offers an alternative to in-person interactions. Remember, it is important to check security features and if the technology is HIPAA-compliant.
Now that you have researched the different types of software out there and have selected a type that is best for your practice, narrow down your options to find the best company to work with by using these helpful resources.
If Chiron Health is a candidate to help your practice achieve its goals with telemedicine software, take deeper look at our product offerings:
Once you’ve decided that Chiron Health is a great choice for your practice, back it up with these great resources.
We realize that choosing the right software for your practice is a process. Below are some final items to consider, offered by Chiron Health:
We hope you found this buyers guide and additional resources helpful. If you’re interested in learning more about Chiron Health, get started here. We’d love to discuss how your practice can seamlessly integrate video visits into existing practice workflows.