Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Panama City, FL - Jun 01, 2017 - Dermatology Specialists has partnered with the nation’s leading teledermatology-focused platform provider, Iagnosis, Inc., to deliver high-quality, convenient online dermatology visits to patients through their board-certified dermatologists.
Dr. Jon R. Ward, founder and president of Dermatology Specialists of Florida, said: “Our new online dermatology offering to patients ensures that patients get the most appropriate care for their condition while keeping pace with trends in tele-healthcare and consumer demand for greater scheduling flexibility. With dermatology being such a visual specialty area, online visits using digital photos work extremely well and we are very excited to offer our dermatology medical care through this option.”
“With dermatology being such a visual specialty area, online visits using digital photos work extremely well and we are very excited to offer our dermatology medical care through this option.”
Both new and existing patients in Alabama, Florida and Georgia can select a board-certified dermatologist at Dermatology Specialists through the new online visit service, without the need for an appointment. Through the online visit, the patient will receive a diagnosis and personalized treatment plan for medical conditions affecting the skin, hair, or nails. Patients only need Internet access and a device for taking digital photos of their problem issue.
To use the service, patients simply go to MyDermSpecialists.com/virtual-visit/ to start an online visit, or they can download the Dermatology Specialists mobile app from the App Store or on Google Play™.
Here’s how it works:
- An online dermatology visit guides patients through several simple steps of creating a patient profile, collecting some medical history and uploading photos of their problem condition. There is no need to schedule a video conference; the patient simply submits their information.
- The patient selects which Dermatology Specialists provider they prefer to review their case, and that provider responds with a diagnosis, personalized treatment plan and any prescription orders sent to the patient’s preferred pharmacy. Online visits are typically completed in 24 hours.
- When medically necessary, the patient may be referred for an in-office visit.
- The cost of the online visit is $59.
Parents or guardians can conduct online dermatology visits for children or others in their care. More than 3,000 conditions can be reviewed through online visits, with the most common cases including acne, rashes, eczema, rosacea, psoriasis, toenail fungus, suspicious moles, melanoma and other skin cancers.
Dermatology Specialists’ online visit solution is enabled through a partnership with Iagnosis, the largest provider of a teledermatology-exclusive platform currently used by more than 250 board-certified dermatologists across the U.S. The solution is compliant with HIPAA and HITECH online healthcare information standards for patient data security.
“We are very excited to announce this partnership with Dermatology Specialists. Making care even more convenient is just another example of their commitment to patients,” said Dave Zynn, Chief Executive Officer of Iagnosis.
Iagnosis, Inc. is focused on delivering faster healthcare treatment to patients through web-enabled solutions. Its flagship product, DermatologistOnCall®, is best-in- class for helping board-certified dermatologists in the U.S. offer patients convenient 24/7 online and mobile access to affordable, high-quality skin, hair and nail medical care. Iagnosis has been recognized in the industry for its innovation and high patient satisfaction ratings, and the company actively partners with physician practices, health systems, retailers, and other organizations to provide comprehensive and personalized care solutions to patients. Visit www.DermatologistOnCall.com to start an online dermatology visit, or www.iagnosis.com for corporate information.
About Dermatology Specialists
Dermatology Specialists is a physician-owned dermatology group practice that began in Panama City, FL, in 2006. They currently practice in 24 clinics throughout North Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi with 11 physicians and 14 midlevel providers. Dermatology Specialists has been recognized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services as a high quality, low cost dermatology practice, and has received numerous other industry awards. Visit www.MyDermSpecialists.com to learn more.
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