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New self-serve technology at one East Valley medical clinic is allowing patients to quickly receive prescriptions and over-the-counter medications from a kiosk immediately following an appointment.
Practitioners at the location can send prescriptions electronically to the kiosk, which verifies patients using their ID. Patients then use the kiosk to interact with a pharmacist via telemedicine and receive their prescriptions.
The medications available at the kiosks – over 700 – were chosen based on a review of which drugs are prescribed most frequently by practitioners, Brite said.
The kiosks, which are roughly the size of a vending machine, do not include controlled substances such as narcotics or benzodiazepines.
WESTVILLE — Like something out of a science-fiction movie, patients can step into the telemedicine kiosk, tap a screen to connect face-to-face with a physician, and talk about their symptoms.
Anthem Blue Cross in the correctional space with telemedicine kiosks.
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Free heart checks available through OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center.
The OSF Saint Anthony’s Heart Check Station is in Alton Square Mall, on the upper level near The Cookie Factory and Olga’s Kitchen.
It’s a free health screening kiosk with no appointment necessary. It screens for both blood pressure and body mass index.