Telemedicine is a rapidly growing field of medicine that uses telecommunications and information technology to provide clinical health care at a distance. Put simply, telemedicine allows medical professionals to provide medical care remotely. This means that patients can visit their doctor without having to leave the comfort of their homes. This groundbreaking technology is improving the quality of care for many patients.
Dr. Hughes and the DirectMD Virtual Primary Care team excel in providing this modern alternative to the hassle of a traditional visit to the doctor. From annual check-ups to managing chronic conditions, you will have access to medical care and personalized support from a doctor who is dedicated to your well-being. Skip the commute, the lines, and the waiting rooms. Don’t call out sick for an entire day for a check-up. The DirectMD Virtual Primary Care philosophy is to provide you with a safe space to share your health concerns with convenience. Our direct-care model allows for easily accessible one-on-one communication, comprehensive care, and a strengthening of the patient-physician relationship.
The benefits of telemedicine also include:
- Affordable healthcare costs
- Improved access to healthcare for those in rural areas or those who have discomfort traveling
- Primary & specialty care
- Post-operative care
Children, adolescents, and adults can enjoy the convenience of DirectMD Virtual Primary Care. If you do not currently have a primary care provider or if you do not see your doctor as often as you should, DirectMD Virtual Primary Care may be right for you. Currently, Dr. Hughes offers virtual appointments for individuals located in Texas, Massachusetts, and Utah.
The convenience of DirectMD Virtual Primary Care with Dr. Hughes is receiving medical care without leaving home. If you are homebound or have a disability that makes traveling difficult, telemedicine may be a good option for you.
What to Expect During Your Telemedicine Visit?
If you are using DirectMD Virtual Primary Care for the first time, you may be wondering what to expect. You will need a computer or mobile device with a webcam and internet connection.
During your visit, you will be asked to provide some information about yourself, including your name, date of birth, and medical history. You will also be asked to provide a current photo.
Next, you will be connected with Dr. Hughes. He will ask you some questions about your symptoms and may perform a virtual exam by asking to you perform certain movements or explain certain symptoms. Dr. Hughes may also order tests or prescribe medication.
At the end of your visit, Dr. Hughes will update your patient records in order to track your progress with every visit.
How Much Does DirectMD Virtual Primary Care Cost?
Your Direct Care Membership grants you access to all of your primary care needs with Dr. Hughes. The membership monthly cost is a minimal $70 per month.
If you are interested in enjoying the benefits and convenience of DirectMD Virtual Primary Care telemedicine, you can sign up by clicking on the Subscribe Today button at the top of the page & completing the contact form. Or, if you have questions before you get started, feel free to contact us via phone at 682-540-4824 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.