Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD
Internal Medicine located in Houston, TX
When you can’t see your health care provider in person, telemedicine can help you get the care you need from the comfort of your home. The team at Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD offers telemedicine from their office in Houston, Texas. Telemedicine is a convenient way to connect with your provider when you’re not in a position to travel to the office. To schedule a telemedicine appointment with Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD, call or book online today.
Telemedicine Q & A
What is telemedicine?
Telemedicine allows you to connect with your health care provider virtually, so you don’t have to visit the office in person. Whether you’re traveling, live in a remote location, or simply don’t feel well enough to drive, telemedicine gives you the opportunity to discuss your medical concerns with the Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD team from anywhere.
There are many different types of telemedicine that can help you get the care you need. You can send your provider photos of a concerning rash, mole, or bruise for review. They can also hold a video appointment through video conferencing apps. Your provider can also access your medical records digitally during your appointment.
What are the benefits of telemedicine?
Telemedicine is a safe, convenient way to talk to the Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD team without an in-person visit. Not everybody has easy access to medical care.
Patients who live in remote locations, don’t have a car, have a busy work schedule, or need childcare often have to choose between making their doctor’s appointment in time and taking care of their personal obligations. This often leads to canceled and postponed appointments.
Nobody should have to make costly, time-consuming arrangements to connect with their doctor. Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD believes you deserve comprehensive care no matter where you are. Telemedicine allows the team to provide that care wherever you are.
What can I expect from telemedicine?
If you schedule a virtual appointment, the team reaches out and gives you instructions on how to access your video conference. Telemedicine typically occurs through a secure app, so you can speak freely with your provider and know that the conversation is private.
Your provider can access your medical records digitally, but it’s important to tell them about any medication changes you have at the beginning of your appointment. That way, they can add this new information to your medical history right away.
If you need a new prescription, there’s no need to visit your local pharmacy. Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD offers a medication prescription service that sends your prescriptions to your home.
To learn more about how you can benefit from telemedicine, call Dr. Jennifer Johnson-Caldwell MD, or schedule an appointment online today.