IRVINE, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 13, 2021–
Virtual Dental Care (VDC), the makers of Teledentix, and Cigna, a global health services company, have recently teamed up to increase access to dental care through virtual appointments as well as SMS, chat and communications. E-mail. Once launched, this program will be made available to Cigna customers in South Florida and Southern California.
Teledentix teledentistry tools provide participating dentists in the Cigna network with virtual appointment options for new and existing Cigna clients and also allow clients and providers to communicate via secure text, chat and email. Providers in the Cigna network will also have the ability to streamline virtual and in-person appointments by offering digital forms, virtual waiting rooms, patient portal access, payment processing and eligibility checks in real time.
Through this collaboration, Cigna customers can easily access a directory of providers offering virtual appointment options and schedule a visit directly from the MyCigna member portal.
The digital referral tools will also allow providers in the Cigna network to easily find other providers accredited by Cigna through the Teledentix collaboration community and increase the overall continuity of care.
“We’re excited to offer our market-leading teledentistry features to Cigna customers so they can access dental care when and how it’s convenient for them,” said Richard Lee, Co-Founder and CEO of Virtual Dental Care. “For example, with our patent-pending video maker, dentists and practice staff can record short videos at their convenience and share them securely on the patient portal, where they can be viewed at the patient’s convenience. . “
“Our collaboration with Virtual Dental Care will not only give our participating providers more ways to connect with patients while delivering the highest quality dental care, but it will also give our customers more options and control over their dental health, ”added Ronald Bolden, vice president of dental market analysis, Cigna.
About Virtual Dental Care, Inc. and Teledentix
Teledentix is a comprehensive telehealth communication solution used in various ways by different industry players. Basically, Teledentix integrates telecommunications tools (live video, recorded video, chat, text, email, image and document downloads, etc.) in a secure environment (HIPAA complaint, HITRUST, SOC2, test penetration). Its integrated modular design allows for multiple use case options. Modules include consultation network management, patient engagement tools, peer-to-peer registration collaboration and more. For more information on Teledentix, visit get.teledentix.com.
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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: AUDIO / VIDEO TECHNOLOGY HEALTH INSURANCE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES PRACTICE MANAGEMENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGED CARE NETWORKS GENERAL HEALTH INTERNET DENTAL DATA MANAGEMENT
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