Building a Virtual Practice: An FAQ
Are you wanting to start a telemedicine service, but not sure where to begin or where to find answers? We partnered with Ingenium Healthcare Advisors to compile this FAQ on what it takes to Build a Virtual Practice. Telehealth Consultant Christian Milaster discusses some of the pitfalls to avoid when starting a virtual practice, as well as best practices he has used to guide his clients in creating successful telemedicine programs. Here are the topics that are covered in this FAQ:
- How do I get started?
- Can I be reimbursed for a telemedicine visit?
- How do I know if my patients want this?
- How should I promote it?
- Do I have the right equipment for telemedicine technology?
- Is it legal for me to prescribe to patients that aren’t in my office?
- Can I do this from home?
- How will adding telemedicine affect my scheduling workflow?
- How do I know that I am doing this right?
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