is the senior medical director at Teladoc, the world’s largest and most trusted telehealth provider, and a practicing family physician in Decatur, TX. He is frequently called on to provide the physician’s perspective as a policy expert on telemedicine across the country.. Dr. Tibbels believes telemedicine is uniquely positioned to help transform healthcare by increasing access and decreasing costs while maintaining excellent quality. He is an AOA graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and completed his residency training in family medicine in Waco, TX. He is also certified in hospice and palliative medicine. For ten years, he has served as the executive medical director for Solaris Healthcare, an industry leader and innovator in palliative care services.
What is telehealth and who is Teladoc?
Can you explain how a telehealth visit works?
What are some key differences or benefits to telehealth vs. using a brick-and-mortar doctor’s office or urgent care clinic?
How is a patient matched with a physician via Teladoc?
What types of doctors are available to patients via Teladoc?
How will telehealth be beneficial for the coming flu season?
When should people think about calling Teladoc? At the first sign of symptoms or?
Can telehealth also help with mental health issues? The “holiday blues”?
What happens if you need a prescription?