Dozens of students participate in an after-school program at Hopkins Elementary School in rural Richland County. After most of their classmates have gone home for the day,...
Virtual Exam Offers Convenient Care
Across South Carolina, patients can virtually connect to local doctors from their phone, tablet, or computer. These virtual exams are intended to offer patients a convenient and affordable option for their non-emergent needs.
Palmetto Health’s SmartExam launched at the end of 2016. Conditions commonly treated in most virtual exams include sore throat, allergies, bladder infections and more. All exams include a dynamic interview. They are electronically submitted and reviewed by a provider for a treatment plan or appropriate next steps.