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Then: Take two aspirin and call me in the morning.
Now: Call me anytime and I will let you know what to do.
Consulting a physician is easier, quicker and more efficient than ever with the growing utilization of telemedicine, blending the comfort of an old-fashioned house call with 24/7 advanced technology. A two-way communication method between patient and healthcare professional, telemedicine takes place by way of telephone, smartphone, the Internet, and video systems. Patients can Skype or Facetime with physicians and therapists, for example, for in-depth discussion, diagnosis and treatment options.