INFORMED CONSENT FOR TELEMEDICINE SERVICES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMICClick Here To Download The Consent Form
Telemedicine is the use of electronic information and communication technologies by a healthcare provider to deliver services to an individual when he/she is located at a different location than the healthcare provider. This may be for the purpose of diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and/or education. During your telemedicine consultation, details of your medical history and personal health information may be discussed with you or other health professionals through the use of interactive video, audio or other telecommunications technology. Additionally, a physical examination of you may take place, and video, audio, and/or photo recordings may be taken.
All efforts will be made to utilize electronic systems with network and software security protocols to protect the privacy and security of health information and to safeguard the data against corruption. However, in order to ensure greater access to care while limiting the spread of COVID-19, the mode of communication used during your telehealth consultation may not be secure and may be subject to privacy risks.