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On the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit website, you will find information for health care providers, patients and the general public.
The Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program is a video-conferencing solution that connects health care providers with patients and their families. The Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program helps ensure health care providers can assist as many patients as possible.
The Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program uses audio or video conferencing allowing health care providers to connect with patients at home or a location of their choice. This is a provider-driven service; patients cannot “sign up” for the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program on their own.
The features of the application include:
Health care providers across Saskatchewan – physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, allied health care professionals (such as physiotherapists) and more – will use the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program to connect to patients.
The Government of Saskatchewan is providing up to 3,500 licences to the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit application for health care providers across the province. The Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program is free to patients.
Using the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program, participating health care providers can:
Technical requirements for health care providers:
The Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program allows patients to:
The Saskatchewan Virtual Visit Program is provider-driven. Talk to your health care provider and ask if they are using this program. Ask to be invited to their clinic. Once you receive an email invitation to join your health care provider’s clinic, further instructions will be included.
Patients will have access to the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit in 2 ways – via their computer (or laptop) or by their mobile device (smartphone or iPad/tablet).
In order to use the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit through your mobile device, you will need to download the Saskatchewan Virtual Visit application from the App Store. The app is free.
Patient training material and resources will also be available. More information about patient training resources will be posted as soon as it is available.
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