Louisiana health system launches mobile telehealth app: 4 notes

Lafayette (La.) General Health released its new mobile telehealth app Sept. 4, according to the Advocate.

Four notes:

1. The app, called Health Anywhere, allows Lafayette General Health patients to live chat with a provider for a diagnosis, treatment plan and prescription.

2. The virtual appointment costs $45 before insurance.

3. LGH patients' medical records connect with the profile they must create to use the telehealth app, which allows providers to access their health information during the visit.

4. LGH is a nonprofit health system that comprises seven hospitals and more than 4,500 employees.

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