Telemedicine is the practice of providing clinical care to patients at a distance using telecommunications technology. This can take the form of real-time video visits, secure email, or remotely monitoring a patient’s vital signs. In other words, it is a method of treating patients using the internet and telephone.
Turn to Hometown Providers Without Leaving Your Home
With everyone’s busy lives, scheduling time for medical assessments or appointments can be difficult. Especially if you’re looking for a specialist whose office may be far away.
The Community Medical Center team believes that nobody should be denied quality medical care or consultations because of where they live. That’s why we offer telemedicine care alternatives for patients looking to speak with select non-local specialists!
Telemedicine is a real-time virtual visit with the patient in Falls City and the physician in a larger city. Specialized equipment allows the physician to view and examine health conditions and make an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
3307 BARADA STREET
P.O. BOX 399
FALLS CITY, NE 68355
What We Treat
Conditions we provide ongoing care for include:
Nephrology & Chronic Kidney Disease
Opioid Addiction & Dependence
Chronic Pain Management
What To Expect
Telemedicine appointments allow fast and easy meetings with medical specialists from the Community Medical Center of Falls City facility!
We like to keep up to date with our patients and ensure we have the most accurate information as we continue to treat you throughout the year. A visit begins by arriving at the office 20-30 minutes before your appointment and filling out any necessary patient information. Once you’ve filled out any necessary forms, your provider will see you as quickly as possible.
Once your appointment has begun, we will bring you into a specialized treatment room where a monitor and care platform allows a nurse practitioner to assist your physician in a physical checkup and consultation regarding your health concerns.
If the specialist you’re seeing deems it necessary, the Community Medical Center will either perform same-day, or schedule, any necessary screenings, and tests. We will share this information with the specialist to give them a whole picture of your health and wellness. They can use this information to work with the patient to develop a treatment plan.
If you need additional screening or follow-up appointments with the specialist regarding your health concerns, we will work with you to schedule a follow-up appointment.
Why Turn To Community Medical Center of Falls City?
There are a lot of reasons to work with the incredible professionals at CMCFC. Our incredible facility, community engagement, and patient-centric approach—just to name a few. But some of the biggest reasons to work with our team are that we are:
Caring for our patients is our passion. When you come to CMCFC, you’re coming to a professional team that will always put your health first.
We will always listen. You know your health best, and when something is wrong we will hear you, believe you, and work with you to find a solution.
For over 100 years, Southeastern Nebraska has depended upon the Community Medical Center of Falls City for quality medical care. Our providers are experts in their fields and provide world-class care to our community.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most insurance providers will pay for video visits through Telemedicine platforms. If you are unsure, you should check with your insurance provider to learn their policy about Telemedicine
Medicare covers Telemedicine in certain circumstances and with several limitations. Some telehealth services, including remote radiology, pathology, and some cardiology, are covered as physician services. Most insurance providers cover video visits for beneficiaries living in rural areas, but only so long as they occur at a specific originating site.
Most state Medicaid plans cover some telehealth services, but each has a different set of rules and requirements.
Yes, Telemedicine is secure! However, the only way to guarantee the privacy of your information is to use an encrypted platform built for the purpose. We provide Telemedicine services for patients here at the Community Medical Center, so you won’t have to worry about insecure communications. Consumer apps like Facetime and Skype are not secure enough for video visits.
The quality of care you receive with Telemedicine is just as high as an in-person visit with a physician. If it weren’t Community Medical Center of Falls City wouldn’t provide it. Though there can be some awkwardness for patients not used to video calling, Telemedicine is a safe, cost-effective, and convenient way to receive healthcare.