Virtual Visits Now Available at Boys Town National Research Hospital
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Virtual Visits Now Available at Boys Town National Research Hospital

 

Monday, April 6, 2020

​Boys Town Pediatrics and many of the specialty care clinics at Boys Town National Research Hospital started offering virtual care visits last week as a response to the COVID-19 health crisis.

“At this time whe​n social distancing and limitin​g outside exposure are critical, especially to those with underlying medical conditions, offering virtual visits is one more way we can help protect our patients, providers and medical staff, and do our part to help protect our entire community,” said Edward Kolb, M.D., MBA, Executive Vice President of Health Care at Boys Town, Director and Chief Medical Officer at Boys Town National Research Hospital.

Virtual visits, al​so known as telehealth, are available for new and current patients. Services include same day sick appointments, as well as care from many of the specialty clinics, including:

  • ​Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Behavioral Health
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Ear, Nose & Throat
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Rhe​umatology
  • Pediatric Speech-Language Therapy
  • Pediatrics
  • Same Day Pediatrics

Patients will need an internet accessible smartphone, tablet or computer with audio and camera. Visits can be scheduled by calling the Boys Town medical clinic directly at (531) 355-1234 or by requesting a telehealth visit online.