According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 16,000 South Carolinians lived in nursing homes in 2015. Some nursing home residents can still be...
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.