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How to Choose a Veterinary Telehealth Solution

Telehealth is a versatile tool that many veterinarians already use each time they answer a text, receive a call or respond to a Facebook message from a client. However, a telehealth solution built with veterinarians in mind can help you be more efficient and get paid for professional services formerly provided for free. It can also promote stronger client relationships by allowing you to be more integrated in patient health. […]

Is Text Messaging HIPAA-Compliant?

One of the most common questions doctors have as they are evaluating telehealth options is related to compliance. Do Direct Health virtual visits meet the standards required to keep their communications HIPAA-compliant and protect potential PHI? […]

How One Veterinarian Makes $1k/mo+ Offering Telehealth

Enterprising Veterinarians Are Using Telehealth to Add Real Revenue to Their Practices Veterinary Telehealth is getting a lot of attention these days. Most of the veterinarians we speak to acknowledge that they provide free telehealth to their clients every day in their practices already – via telephone, text or social messaging. Despite admitting to doing it, many veterinarians still don’t see a pressing need to incorporate technology that would make these services more secure and professional, while also allowing them to get paid. […]

VCPR & Telehealth for Veterinarians

Veterinarians often ask us if it’s legal to offer telehealth in their practice. The short answer is ‘yes’ if you are offering virtual care with a valid VCPR in place. […]

Using Virtual Care to Cut Medical School Debt

It’s no secret that medical school is expensive, but with a median debt of $192,000, it carries the highest financial burden of any post-secondary degree. Around 40% of doctors with a newly minted degree can expect to spend over 10 years paying back their loans. […]

‘Right Touches’ Avert Crises

For Dr. Thomas Kim, a psychiatrist who works closely with vulnerable populations, getting to patients at the right time truly saves lives. In a recent article on mHealthIntelligence, Dr. Kim discusses how the Direct Health (now called Direct Health) app allows him to provide teletherapy at critical moments to those most in need. […]

Care Worth Millions of Dollars

Chris Montoya, PA and Founder of TPC Family Direct Healthne and Urgent Care, loves his patients and is always looking for ways to give them more. Using the Direct Health (now called Direct Health) app, Montoya can build relationships with patients and give them unparalleled peace of mind. As he told us in a recent interview, the comfort and ease patients get from being able to see him remotely is ‘worth millions of dollars.’ […]

Veterinarians No Longer the ‘Bad Guys’

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Fact not Fiction: Telepsychiatry Delivers Care 100% Online

Over half of US adults with mental health problems aren’t receiving care for their disorders, and one in five adults that do receive care still have unmet needs. Telepsychiatry is completely rethinking this gap between doctors and patients by providing unparalleled access to critical mental health services. […]