The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) bought four rural hospitals in early 2019, including the Carolinas Hospital System medical center in Mullins. Now known as the...
Teacher Saves Time and Money with Virtual Doctor Visit
In an effort to improve access to care, hospitals across the state offer virtual exams for non-emergent needs.
Virtual exams, like Greenville Health System’s (GHS) Smart Exam, enable patients to register and complete a guided questionnaire, to be reviewed by a local provider who then offers a treatment plan.
Patients can access these exams from their phone, tablet or computer, allowing them to connect with a doctor wherever they are, at an affordable rate. GHS reports the average patient wait time is just over ten minutes, while patients estimate their time saved at almost three hours.