No More Waiting Room Time!
March 27, 2015
Flu season is still upon us and with the extended and extreme winters in many parts of the country, it doesn’t look like it will end anytime soon. Often times, illnesses happen at inconvenient times – on weekends, during the middle of the night or when you’re out of town. Did you know that as a member of Sedera Health, you have access to board-certified physicians 24 hours/day, 7 days/week?
Rather than spending time in a waiting room – whether at your primary care doctor, urgent care or even emergency room – why not call and speak with a physician from the comfort of your home?
Not only can they diagnosis and prescribe medicine; they can do it on your time. While this service is available to all Sedera Member’s and their dependents, we advise you to register ahead of time. This will not only make it faster when you do need medical help, but it will provide the physicians with the background information that they need to make an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
A recent Sedera member used Teladoc and had these data points to share:
- Time to register including health history and selecting a pharmacy – 9 minutes 30 seconds
- Time to ask for a consultation – 30 seconds
- Time to wait until a call came in from a Provider – 14 minutes
- Length of consultation – 2 minutes
- Time between when the consultation ended and prescription confirmation was received from Teladoc – 1 minute
All of that happened in less time than you often spend in a waiting room!
As a Sedera Member, don’t forget to sign up today!
- On demand care – talk to a doctor anytime, no matter where you are
- Prompt diagnosis for faster treatment
- No consultation time limits
- Doctors can treat children of any age
- Your health record is secure and portable
- Save money on expensive ER or urgent care visits
- Physicians can prescribe non-narcotic medication or refills when appropriate
Activation instructions have been emailed to you so don’t delay, – activate now!
For more information on Telemedicine and the Member Benefits, go to http://sedera.com/products-services/personal-member-advisor/