Telemedicine Services for Patients in New Jersey

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Telemedicine allows healthcare professionals to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients remotely. It is an approach to medicine and is becoming an increasingly essential part of the healthcare delivery system in the United States. Vanguard Medical Group offers telemedicine video visits by appointments to patients across New Jersey, enabling you to safely access the same high-quality healthcare team from home as in our locations.

What Is Telemedicine?

Telemedicine is an approach to medicine that allows patients to seek diagnosis and treatment remotely over a phone call or video conference. It makes healthcare access more convenient and accessible for everyone, including patients who otherwise would need to wait to receive appropriate care. Telemedicine can help in a variety of situations, including:

  • Patients who are housebound
  • Lack of transportation
  • Busy schedules with no time for visits
  • Maintaining safe social distancing
  • Medical concerns while traveling

Faster access to diagnosis and treatment can mean higher chances of a better and faster recovery. This is why telemedicine is so important. With the ability to contact doctors remotely, you can start treatment sooner and stay healthier.

How It Works

As a Vanguard patient, you will be seen and diagnosed by a Vanguard provider with a video visit. A Vanguard provider will review your conditions and have access to your medical history. This will help us to make the right diagnosis and prescribe the right recommendations for you. When you call the office to schedule an appointment, they will assess whether an in-person or video option is right for you.

Vanguard Medical Group uses Updox Video Chat to communicate with patients. Video Chat is a safe and easy way to talk one-on-one with a Vanguard provider You can use any device with a camera, including a Smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. It’s very simple to use. Follow these step-by-step instructions:

  • Call your local office and ask for an appointment.
  • We will send an invitation to Video Chat via text or email.
  • Click on a link in that message.
  • Allow access to your camera and microphone.
  • You will be connected to a Vanguard provider.

What We Can Treat

While some conditions require in-person attention, telemedicine helps patients with a wide range of mild and severe ailments. Here are examples of conditions that providers at Vanguard Medical Group  can address with telemedicine:

  • Allergic Reactions
  • Back Pain
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cough and Colds
  • Depression or Anxiety Follow-up
  • Diabetes
  • Flu
  • Gout
  • Bone Density, Including Osteoporosis
  • Medication Refills (ADD, Cholesterol, Thyroid, etc.)
  • Rash
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Video appointments are billed according to your individual insurance company’s policy.  Medicare and major insurance plans are accepted. If we can’t treat you on the online visit, you won’t be charged for the appointment.

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Schedule a Telemedicine Visit Today

Whether online or in-person, Vanguard Medical Group is dedicated to providing our patients across New Jersey with high-quality care. The clinicians who respond online are the same medical professionals you would meet in one of our offices. Our telemedicine visits are accessible during the same office hours as the local providers are in the office.

Contact us to find out more or if you need help setting up your new account.