Washington, DC-based Barnard Medical Center—established by Neal Barnard, MD as a component of clinical medical group Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine—as of late propelled another telehealth program.
The program permits people all over the nation to counsel by PC or cell phone with specialists, nurse professionals, and registered dieticians about their wellbeing concerns.
According to its website, “In response to the COVID-19 situation, the Barnard Medical Center is temporarily changing to a 100 percent telemedicine model. This means patients can consult with caregivers through their computers or phones, without coming into the clinic.”
The center’s healthcare providers can help with most of the medical problems, and they accentuate a plant-based eating routine and preventative medication, including helping people oversee their weight, diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and other chronic medical problems.
“Keeping our patients healthy is always our number one priority, and with many healthcare offices closed in response to this global pandemic, we wanted to make sure that the doctor is still in at the Barnard Medical Center,” Barnard told VegNews.
“With telehealth, we can help our patients address a wide variety of health concerns—all from the comfort of their homes.”
The center’s telehealth services are currently available in Arizona, California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, and Virginia, with plans to grow to different states soon.