Telehealth Ensuring Quality

Virtual Doctor Visits

Patients today are sophisticated healthcare consumers, with more choices than ever.

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Telehealth, also knowns as e-consults, provide virtual doctor visits – when and where you need them. As a healthcare consumer, look for telehealth services that are:urac_seal_ACCRED1.jpg

  • Better than or equal to face-to-face care
  • Coordinated with other health professionals
  • Convenient to access
  • Technology is secure and effective
  • Services are accredited by URAC          
The URAC accreditation seal is a symbol of excellence that represents the healthcare provider’s validated commitment to quality and accountability.          

 

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How Telehealth Accreditation Can Alleviate States’ and Medical Boards’ Concerns Over Patient Safety

While many parties are watching how the legal action plays out with Teladoc’s antitrust lawsuit against the Texas Medical Board, there’s another way to address the issues other than regulations.

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