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Telehealth: The Doctor Will See You Now – In Your Home

Friday, October 22, 2021 2:23 AM
Tags: podcasts

Housecalls ended in the 1960s. But today, doctors have the technology to do an exam in your home via a televisit. We talk to Family Medicine Physician Nadim Ilbawi, MD, who introduces us to TytoCare, new technology that helps make this happen.

A TytoCare visit provides your physician with high-quality digital sounds of the heart and lungs, high-quality digital images and video of the ears, throat, and skin and measures heart rate and body temperature. Using this examination data, your doctor can provide you with a diagnosis, treatment plan, and prescription if needed. The TytoCare exam kit includes an otoscope (ears), stethoscope (heart, lungs, and abdomen), basal thermometer, and digital camera (skin and throat) and is designed to provide your healthcare provider with the same type of examination data he or she would use in the office. For more information, visit

SPECIAL OFFER: Retail cost is $299.99; listeners can save $100 on the purchase of a kit using code “NSPODCAST” at checkout. There is also a special offer to receive a $50 Amazon gift card if you set up your device within 30 days of purchase. The device is also eligible for purchase with your FSA/HSA funds. To purchase, go to