Telemedicine services offered in Houston and Sugar Land, TX

People of all ages trust telemedicine when they can’t make it to an in-person appointment or as a way of supplementing their existing medical care. At Core Primary Care in Sugar Land and Houston, Texas, board-certified providers offer remote visits and monitoring with telemedicine to expedite your health care. Call the office nearest you or book your next telemedicine appointment online today.

How does telemedicine work?

Telemedicine allows you to keep in touch with your physician even if it’s inconvenient or impossible for you to get to the Core Primary Care office. Depending on your personal health and wellness needs, you might use one or both of these telemedicine services:

Remote visits

During a remote visit, you use your phone, laptop, or tablet to log on and chat with the team on a video call. They can perform a basic exam, update medications, go over test results, or follow up with you after a treatment. 

Remote monitoring

Remote monitoring using advanced devices can track your health from afar, sending information to the team that they can use to learn about your health. They use the info to adjust your care plan. 

When should I use telemedicine?

You can use telemedicine under many circumstances. It’s up to you to decide if you want to include telemedicine in your care plan and how you want to apply it. 

Many people turn to telemedicine when:

  • They don’t have transportation
  • They’re out of town
  • They have other obligations, like childcare
  • Immune system conditions leave them vulnerable to getting sick

Telemedicine lets you simplify your health care by increasing your access to the physicians who know you best. 

What are the benefits of including telemedicine in my care?

Patients of Core Primary Care benefit from telemedicine immensely, as does the team itself. One benefit on the team’s side is they can review your health and wellness when you’re in the comfort of your own home. This often leads to a more accurate assessment because you feel more comfortable at home than in a doctor’s office. 

On your side, the benefits of telemedicine include:

  • Increased communication with your physician
  • Easier access to appointments
  • Fewer missed appointments
  • Fewer scheduling conflicts
  • No time or costs for transportation
  • Less time in the waiting room
  • Less chance of catching or spreading a contagious illness

The team can talk to you about how telemedicine might fit into your individualized care at Core Primary Care. 

Telemedicine has become more prevalent in recent years as more and more people become aware of the advantages it offers. Call Core Primary Care or book your next telemedicine visit online today.