What is Telehealth | Telemedicine?

Telehealth or telemedicine is a modern, innovative and convenient way of providing healthcare services to patients wherever they may be, as long as they have a phone, tablet or computer.

Telehealth services can include:

  • Therapy
  • Psychiatry
  • Counseling
  • And more

How Does Telehealth | Telemedicine Work

With a video call and connection to a healthcare provider, telemedicine is simple, easy to use and designed with the patient in mind. You will meet with your provider just as you would in real life, but using a computer, phone or other device to do so.

Why is Telehealth | Telemedicine Important

Telehealth and telemedicine can expand access to services that patients might otherwise not receive due to where they live or a variety of other obstacles. The convenience of a virtual visit or phone call can open doors to patients who might otherwise put off treatment due to distance, responsibilities or other factors.

What Are the Benefits of Telehealth | Telemedicine?

Telehealth allows you to receive treatment wherever you are by providers from around the country. This opens up options for you, the patient, by allowing you greater access to a diverse list of providers rather than limiting you to those in your immediate area.

Telehealth | Telemedicine in Texas

HealthLinkNow serves patients in Texas, offering services such as telemedicine, telepsychiatry, telehealth counseling and more to residents of the state. From Houston to San Antonio, Dallas, Austin and everywhere in between and beyond, HLN is here for you and your telehealth needs.

Notice To Psychotherapy Clients

The Board of Behavioral Sciences receives and responds to complaints regarding services provided within the scope of practice of marriage and family therapists, licensed educational psychologists, clinical social workers and professional clinical counselors. You may contact the board online at https://www.bhec.texas.gov/ or by calling 512-305-7700.