MADISON, N.J., Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Quest Diagnostics (DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced the launch of a new test service that helps physicians evaluate a patient’s response to drug therapies used to treat infection with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The first test of its kind available in the United States, the test is significant because it may help physicians tailor more effective treatments for the up to 2.2 million individuals infected with HBV.
Dr. Gish is a Hepatologist specializing in all forms of liver disease, liver cancer and liver transplant. Dr. Gish has partnered with TeleMed2U to provide telemedicine consultative services for patients with liver disease.WHAT:
TeleMed2U is a telemedicine-based multi-specialty clinical practice increasing access to specialist providers providing, “healthcare anywhere and everywhere.” The telemedicine consultation will be conducted through our HIPAA and HITECH compliant platform. Connectivity testing will be done in advance to ensure you can connect via our telemedicine platform. Following the consultation, a clinical note will be provided including a summary of your liver consultation with Dr. Gish and his consultative recommendations.COST:
Payment will be processed through an online secure transaction portal. The fees for consultative services are:
- Initial 60 minute consultation per patient: $350.00
- Follow Up 30 minute consultation per patient: $175.00
If you’d like to continue, please click Next to complete the form and we will contact you to schedule connectivity testing. During the test you will have the opportunity to determine the method of providing medical records, discuss appointment availability as well as discuss any additional questions that you have. If you are a healthcare facility interested in services, please complete the form and we can discuss the options that are right for you and your patients.