New Haven, Conn. (WTNH) – The use of Telehealth dramatically increased during the COVID-19 Pandemic. It still stands as a valuable resource for people to get the care they need.

CT Style Host Natasha Lubczenko recently spoke with Jaclyn O’Connor, MD, Section Chief, Telehealth – Bridgeport Hospital.

In this segment, Dr. O’Connor explains what Telehealth is and how it works.
She answers the following questions:

  • When is a telehealth visit with a doctor a viable option, compared to an
    in-person visit?
  • What can be done during a virtual (telehealth) visit?
  • Can one get prescriptions/referrals through a telehealth visit?
  • Will the patient’s primary care provider be informed about the care
    received by the patient?
  • What happens if a patient needs a follow-up visit?

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