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Telemedicine Specialist

Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine -  - Family Medicine

Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine

Family Medicine & Medical Weight Loss located in Orland Park, IL

Telemedicine offers you the health care you need without the travel associated with an in-office visit. Video visits are available with the specialists at Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine in Orland Park, Illinois. Receive the support you need for preventive care, diagnosis, and ongoing monitoring from the comfort of your own home. Call today to set up the appointment or use the online tool to schedule.

Telemedicine Q & A

What is telemedicine?

telemedicine The providers at Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine are pleased to offer you telemedicine via video visits. You consult with your doctor through a video call on your laptop or smartphone, right from the comfort of your own home. 

Most insurances and Medicare cover these remote meetups with your doctor when a visit to the office isn’t required.

This makes follow-up visits, prescription management, and general health care more convenient for you to receive.

What medical issues can telemedicine address?

Telemedicine is usually a good option for medical issues like:

  • Cold and flu symptoms
  • Coughs, sore throats, and fevers
  • Weight management
  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Medicare annual wellness visits
  • Medication management
  • ER/hospital discharge follow-up visits

Not all conditions qualify for video visits. Call Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine to find out if your next visit can be conducted remotely. 

What are the benefits of telemedicine?

Telemedicine offers the obvious benefit of convenience. Other benefits include:

Fewer emergency room visits

Because telemedicine is fast and convenient, you’re more likely to get the health care you need, when you need it. You don’t have to wait until your situation is dire and the emergency room or urgent care is your only option.

Fast diagnosis

When the staff at Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine schedules a video visit, they’re confident they can provide a comprehensive, accurate diagnosis with telemedicine. This means you don’t even have to waste time traveling to the office and sitting in a waiting room. 

Health maintenance 

Telemedicine makes sure you get the chronic disease management you need, preventing potential complications. 

Less hassle

If you’re tired of sitting in waiting rooms and exposing yourself to other potentially ill individuals, telemedicine respects your schedule and time. Make your appointment at a time that’s convenient for you and meet your provider where you are –– at work, at home, or even in another location.

To take advantage of telemedicine visits, contact Dr. Susan Rife and Associates Family Medicine today. Call the office to find out if your visit qualifies or request information online.