Questions and Answers About Telehealth
Q: What is telehealth?
The Health Resources Services Administration defines telehealth as the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration. Technologies include videoconferencing, the internet, store-and-forward imaging, streaming media, and terrestrial and wireless communications.
Q: What is a telehealth physical therapy session like?
Patients will meet with clinicians and volunteers remotely over webcam to evaluate and treat a wide variety of injuries and dysfunctions.
Q: Do I need special equipment?
A webcam and a stable internet connection are the only requirements.
Q: How can I get an appointment at the SAY clinic?
At the SAY clinic, we treat people who are uninsured or underinsured. If you'd like to make a telehealth appointment for physical therapy, here's what you can do:
Get a referral from your doctor.
All referrals are good for 21 days or 10 visits to physical therapy, whichever comes first!
Call (313) 242-7275.
Don't have a doctor to get a referral from? Contact the SAY Detroit Family Health Clinic! The SAY Detroit Family Health Clinic is a free medical clinic that provides examinations, maintenance and preventive healthcare for underinsured/uninsured women and their children. Click here to visit their website.