Those who live outside major urban centers no longer need to travel for hours simply to see a specialist. Through telemedicine, you can virtually meet with UPMC doctors right from your home or local UPMC Outpatient Telemedicine Center.
Virtual Care Options at UPMC in North Central Pa.
We offer video visits for a range of conditions, including:
Your provider will recommend a video visit if they think it's appropriate for your condition.
Through telemedicine, you can meet with experts in your health condition — without traveling hours to see them.
This has major upsides, including:
For UPMC Outpatient Telemedicine Center visits, you'll check-in at the front desk as you would with an in person doctor visit.
Then the on-site nurse will:
Your virtual care specialist can:
Your on-site nurse may use medical equipment that securely sends your doctor real-time data. These include Bluetooth stethoscopes, cameras, and other devices. The nurse may then leave the room so you can speak with the doctor in private.
When the call ends, the nurse will give you a printed summary of your visit that may include information about:
You can book your next appointment before you leave the center, or later, by:
Your health information, right at your fingertips. Select MyUPMC to access your UPMC health information. For patients of UPMC-affiliated doctors in Central Pa, select UPMC Central Pa Portal. Patients of UPMC Cole should select the UPMC Cole Connect Patient Portal.