What can you look forward to?
Convenient virtual video access with your trusted Nuvance Health doctor or provider
Seamless connection to your electronic medical record
Convenience and flexibility to fit your schedule
A safe and secure way to see your doctor or provider
Most prescriptions sent straight to your pharmacy
Let’s get started
Call your primary care or specialty provider to schedule your Virtual Visit. All Health Quest Medical Practice, Western Connecticut Medical Group and Heart Center offices now offer Virtual Visits.
After your visit is scheduled, you’ll receive an email with instructions to set up your account and password.
Click on the link in your email and follow the instructions for your visit.
Start your visit.
In these challenging times during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Virtual Visits help keep you and your family safe by allowing you to continue access to your Nuvance Health doctor or provider from the comfort of home. Please call your doctor or provider’s office if you have questions concerning symptoms for novel coronavirus.
Is a Virtual Visit right for you?
Nuvance Health medical practices (including Western Connecticut Medical Group, Health Quest Medical Practice and the Heart Center) offer Virtual Visits for primary care and many specialty appointments, including follow ups for specialties such as neurology, endocrinology and rheumatology. Below is a list of common conditions when a Virtual Visit can be used. This is not a comprehensive list. If you have a question about your symptoms or diagnosis, just call your doctor or provider’s office.
Common conditions treated
- Acid reflux or heartburn
- Cough, cold or flu
- Concern for novel coronavirus
- Eye pain or irritation
- Insect bites or stings
- Migraines, headaches
- Minor burns or injuries
- Rashes and other skin conditions
- Routine follow-up visits (diabetes or high-cholesterol)
- Seasonal allergies
- Sexually transmitted infection exposure
- Sinus pain or pressure
- Sore throat
- Urinary tract infections
Virtual Visits should not be used for:
- Emergency care – If you’re experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
- Well visits or physical examinations.
Does insurance cover a Virtual Visit?
Most insurance plans do cover Virtual Visits. Sometimes, these visits are also known as telemedicine or telehealth. Please call your insurance company or medical practice with specific questions on your specific insurance plan and coverage.
What do you need to get started?
You’ll need a camera-enabled device (desktop, laptop, tablet or phone) along with a WiFi/Internet connection. Most visits are complete in 15 minutes or less, and your information is kept secure and confidential via our HIPAA-compliant technology.
Fifteen minutes prior to your scheduled Virtual Visit, you’ll receive an email with a link to sign in to your Nuvance Health Virtual Visit (HealtheConnect) mobile app. You can log in using the email link or directly in the App. Once logged in, tap the application to see your scheduled visits. If you see a message that says “there are no providers available,” that is only for non-scheduled visits. If you prefer, use the Desktop Site.
*Doctors and providers from Health Quest Medical Practice, P.C., Western Connecticut Medical Group and the Heart Center, a division of Hudson Valley Cardiovascular Practice, P.C.