IRVINE, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Virtual Dental Care (VDC), the creators of Teledentix, and Cigna, a global healthcare services company, recently partnered to increase access to dental care through virtual appointments as well as SMS communications, chat and email. Once launched, this program will be available to Cigna customers in South Florida and Southern California.
Teledentix teledentistry tools offer dentists participating in Cigna’s network virtual appointment options for new and existing Cigna clients and also allow clients and providers to communicate via secure text, chat and email. Cigna Network providers 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 on-time eligibility checks. real.
Through this collaboration, Cigna customers can easily access a directory of providers with virtual appointment options and schedule a visit directly from the MyCigna member portal.
The digital referral tools will also allow Cigna Network providers to easily find other Cigna-accredited providers through the Teledentix Collaboration Community and increase overall continuity of care.
“We are excited to bring our industry-leading teledentistry capabilities to Cigna customers so they can access dental care when and how it suits them,” said Richard Lee, co-founder and CEO of Virtual Dental Care. “For example, with our patent-pending video creator, dentists and practice staff can record short videos at their convenience and securely share them on the patient portal, where they can be viewed at your convenience. of the patient. »
“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 Analytics, Cigna.
About Virtual Dental Care, Inc. and Teledentix
Teledentix is a comprehensive telehealth communication solution used in various ways by different industry players. At its core, Teledentix integrates telecommunication tools (live video, recorded video, chat, text, email, image and document upload, etc.) in a secure environment (HIPAA complaint, HITRUST, SOC2, test intrusion). Its integrated modular design allows for multiple use case options. Modules include consult network management, patient engagement tools, peer-to-peer collaboration and more. For more information about Teledentix, visit get.teledentix.com.
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