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The Benefits of Telemedicine

The Benefits of Telemedicine

Today’s technology lets people stay connected at work, with family, and to the caregivers and professional support that everyone needs. The growing field of telemedicine takes advantage of technology to make your medical experience easier, more convenient, and even more eco-friendly — all without compromising the quality of your care.

The team at Living Water Community Health and Wellness Clinic, aka Living Water Clinic, offers telemedicine to further improve the support we provide to our new and existing patients. Our family medicine specialists offer primary care services through telemedicine for your convenience. Here’s how it can benefit you. 

Remote options

For a medical evaluation, prescription, or checkup appointment at Living Water Clinic, maybe you have to figure out how to make the trip to one of our locations in Porterville, Lindsay, or Visalia, California. With telemedicine, it can be so much easier.

By accessing your appointment from a location convenient to you via telehealth, you skip out on so many potential hassles, such as arranging transportation and child care, taking time away from home or work, enduring waiting room stress … the list goes on.

With your phone, computer, or other device, you can attend your appointment remotely, from whatever private space works best for you. You can get much of the medical care you need remotely. 

Secure two-way communication

With the telemedicine system at Living Water Clinic, you talk in real time with your provider. You can upload images or videos of problem symptoms and respond to any questions from our team.

Our telemedicine systems, via the Athena portal, are confidential and secure. Your personal medical information isn't visible to any unauthorized users, so you can speak freely to your provider during your telemedicine session.

You can also access your messages and health records, manage billing, and schedule appointments through your user portal with Athena.

Could telemedicine work for your next appointment?

The Living Water Clinic team supports patients of all ages with telemedicine. California law guarantees that telemedicine can be used to provide most of your medical care. Telemedicine can effectively provide:

Some services, like vaccinations and medical testing, require an office visit to complete, but we can often get the ball rolling with a telehealth consultation.

By California law, health insurance providers must cover real-time, face-to-face video conferencing telemedicine appointments. Our Rural Health Clinic, called “Clinica Agua Viva,” is now accepting medical insurance in our Lindsay location.

To take advantage of the telemedicine offerings at the Living Water Community Health and Wellness Clinic, contact the location most convenient to you by calling or booking an appointment online today.

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