virtual physician

A term with a number of meanings, most generally a hypothetical inhabitant of cyberspace, who ‘lives’ in the Internet as an entity providing information ‘24/7’ on a person’s disease, types, cost-effectiveness, and outcomes of various diagnostic modalities and therapeutic options

virtual physician

A hypothetical inhabitant of the world of 'cybermedicine', who 'lives' in the Internet as an entity providing information '24/7' on a person's disease, types, cost-effectiveness, and outcomes of various diagnostic modalities, therapeutic options. See Telemedicine, Video consultation.
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According to January 2018 telehealth metrics by the Healthcare Intelligence Network, 61 percent of healthcare organizations offer virtual physician visits, which are by far respondents' primary clinical application of telehealth.
Novo has recently secured a business partnership with a licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis products and exclusive distribution rights to an online virtual physician access system.
Currently, 44 states allow virtual physician visits, with 24 of those states allowing physicians to determine what they can and cannot do during a "visit.
With virtual co-presence becoming commonplace in daily life, patients are expecting and pushing for virtual physician access outside the care setting.
The possible role of the virtual physician in this future is then outlined.
Telemedicine has also created the virtual physician.
Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and integrated health network in New Jersey, is now offering virtual physician visits to residents of Monmouth, Ocean and Middlesex Counties through Teladoc, Inc, the nations first and largest telehealth provider.
Offering virtual physician visits to those people living on Maine's sparsely populated islands is helping the Mission achieve its goal of delivering critical services to those most in need.
Novo Healthnet also has a binding business partnership with a licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis and its derivatives coupled with marketing and distribution rights to an on-line virtual physician access system.

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