Telehealth Visit Instructions

  1. Please measure your child’s weight and temperature prior to the visit, and be ready to report those numbers to the doctor.
  2. Please use a room with good lighting and minimal to no background noise or distractions.
  3. Please be aware that the visit may include discussion of the child’s personal health information.
  4. If we need to look at a rash, or throat, please be ready with a flashlight.
  5. Please log into the virtual waiting room 5 minutes before your appointment time. Please be patient and do not log off, in the event the doctor is running behind, for at least 20 minutes after the appointment time.

Telehealth Consent

Please read entire document  — the patient/parent/guardian will be required to verbally consent at the beginning of telehealth visit.

  1. I (The patient or guardian) understand that my health care provider wishes to engage in a telemedicine consultation, and the patient must be physically located in the state of South Carolina.
  2. I understand that video conferencing technology will be used to affect such a consultation, but will not be the same as a direct patient/health care provider visit due to the fact that the patient will not be in the same room as my health care provider.
  3. I understand there are potential risks to this technology, including interruptions, unauthorized access and technical difficulties. I understand that the health care provider or I can discontinue the telemedicine consult/visit if it is felt that the videoconferencing connections are not adequate for the situation.
  4. I understand that the patient’s healthcare information may be shared with other individuals for scheduling and billing purposes. Others may also be present during the consultation other than my health care provider and consulting health care provider in order to operate the video equipment. The above mentioned people will all maintain confidentiality of the information obtained. I further understand that I will be informed of their presence in the consultation and thus will have the right to request the following: (1) omit specific details of my medical history/physical examination that are personally sensitive to me; (2) ask non‐medical personnel to leave the telemedicine examination room: and or (3) terminate the consultation at any time.
  5. I have had the alternatives to a telehealth consultation explained to me, and I am choosing to participate in a telehealth consultation.
  6. I understand that this telehealth consultation will be billed to myself and/or my insurance company.

Okatie Office

4 Okatie Center Blvd. Bldg. 6, Ste 201
Okatie, SC 29909

Hilton Head Island Office

23 Main St., Ste 301
Hilton Head, SC 29926

Appointments

Okatie Office: (843) 706-3206
Hilton Head Island Office: (843) 342-5437