Telehealth services offered in Katy, TX

Whether you’re a busy parent, live outside the city, struggle with mobility issues, or have a strict work schedule, visits to the doctor aren’t always convenient or desirable. If you need to see a medical provider but can’t come in person, telehealth with League Health Urgent & Primary Care, led by Susan Tanyi, MD, may be right for you. Telehealth allows you to access urgent and primary care services without commuting to the clinic in Katy, Texas. Ready to visit? Schedule your telehealth appointment with League Health Urgent & Primary Care online or over the phone today.

What is telehealth?

Telehealth, also known as telemedicine, is virtual healthcare. Telehealth visits are conducted primarily online or over the phone, and they allow you to:

  • Chat live with your healthcare provider 
  • Exchange secure messages with your healthcare provider
  • Request prescription refills
  • View after-visit summaries and test results
  • Complete medical visits from the comfort of your own home.

Anyone with access to an internet connection and a smartphone, computer, or tablet can take advantage of telehealth. 

What kind of primary care can I receive through telehealth?

League Health Urgent & Primary Care offers a variety of urgent care and primarily care-related telehealth options for its patients. You may use telehealth to receive primary services like:

  • Lab test and x-ray results
  • Mental health management, including medication management, therapy, and counseling
  • Treatment for recurrent or acute conditions like migraines or urinary tract infections
  • Treatment for skin conditions
  • Prescription management
  • Post-surgical follow-up
  • Remote monitoring services to help you track your health goals and manage chronic conditions 

If your insurance doesn’t cover telehealth, consider one of the practice’s affordable concierge medicine plans, such as the Bronze Plan, which offers four virtual visits per month and access to League Health’s online portal for all urgent care needs.

What kind of urgent care can I receive through telehealth?

Telehealth can address urgent care issues such as:

  • Colds and coughs
  • Seasonal allergies
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sprains and strains
  • Bites, stings, and rashes
  • Pink eye
  • Headaches and stomachaches 
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin conditions

Urgent care is not for everything, some life-threatening symptoms need to be addressed immediately in a hospital. Call 911 or visit an emergency room if you experience any of the following: 

  • Severe chest pain, particularly if it radiates to the jaw or arm
  • Paralysis
  • Weakness on one side of the body
  • Sudden severe headaches
  • Sudden loss of sight
  • Sudden difficulty understanding speech or speaking
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • Uncontrolled vomiting
  • Rash and a high fever
  • Severe burns
  • Bleeding while on blood thinners

If you’ve just been in a collision and your airbag deployed, visit the emergency room for an examination. 

What are the advantages of telehealth?

While telehealth isn’t always appropriate, it offers patients many advantages, such as:

  • Efficiency
  • Less time off work
  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Reduced health risks

League Health Urgent & Primary Care offers affordable, accessible virtual health care. Call the office or book an appointment online today to learn how telehealth can improve your well-being.