Physician web consultations, or “telemedicine,” is an exciting medical innovation. In many cases, patients can find a physician’s website (like this one), and get a high-quality diagnosis and treatment experience right from home!
The advantages are obvious – comfort, convenience, quicker access to care, and a larger selection of specialists. So while there are obvious advantages, there are also not-so-obvious potential problems. In addition, people have questions about insurance, testing, physical exams, procedures, and follow-up.
That’s why we have created a Standards of Care for online sleep medicine diagnosis and treatment practices. Use our Online Sleep Medicine Consultation Standards of Care to learn what questions to ask before choosing your online sleep medicine care provider.