Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
On July 11, 2011 MD247 announced that it would begin providing a version of its telemedicine services, specifically its “Talk to a Tampa Doctor” telephone hotline, to the greater Tampa Bay area in the state of Florida. The “Talk to a Tampa Doctor” service is a form of “care at a distance,” and is intended to allow a family or an individual the opportunity to call a doctor night or day with non-emergency medical health issues.
Care at a distance, or care at a distance, is an old practice which was often conducted via the postal service. There has been a long and successful history of healthcare at a distance which, thanks to modern telecommunication technology, has evolved into what we know as modern telemedicine.
The MD247 “Talk to a Tampa Doctor” telephone hotline is intended to serve as a supplement to traditional healthcare, affording people the opportunity to talk to a doctor from the comfort of their own home. The fees incurred in using the “Talk to a Tampa Doctor” hotline are often less than typical medical appointments, and significantly less than fees encountered at Urgent Care facilities.
Largo Florida based MD247.COM (MD247; MD/247; MD 247; M.D.247; MD-247) provides an affordable telemedicine supplement to existing healthcare services. MD247.COM telemedicine program members have unlimited telephone access to a nationwide medical support team, all with just a single phone call to the MD247.COM telemedicine Talk to a Doctor/Talk to a Nurse Hotline. MD247.COM has a virtual platoon of registered nurses; board certified physicians and a support staff available to members for all non-emergency situations. More information about MD247.COM is available online at http://www.md247.com.