For patients with complex medical questions or concerns, who may be looking for answers, alternatives, or peace of mind – Partners Online Specialty Consultations can help. For 200 years, patients have been traveling to Boston to get some of the best care in the world. Now patients can access this expertise from the comfort of their home.
For Patients: Why Should I Get an Online Second Medical Opinion?
If you are unsure about your treatment plan, have symptoms that have not been explained, are diagnosed with a life-changing illness, or simply want reassurance, an online second opinion can help. Getting a second opinion is standard medical practice, and one that is often recommended when faced with a new diagnosis or treatment plan. After you and your doctor register and send all your case material, your doctor will get the consultation back about a week later.
Learn more: How patients can access Partners Online Specialty Consultations
For Physicians: Why Should Your Patient Get an Online Second Medical Opinion?
For over 10 years, Partners HealthCare has been providing patients and their local treating physicians access to the specialists at our network hospitals. Our service is unique because we believe it is critical that you are involved in this process from the beginning, and that after the opinion is rendered, the care remains in your hands.
Learn more: Online consultation guidelines and process
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