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Caitlin Sgarlat Deluca, DO, is a pediatric rheumatologist at Upstate who also serves as an information technology physician.
Caitlin Sgarlat Deluca, DO, is a pediatric rheumatologist at Upstate who also serves as an information technology physician.

Virtual medical visits keep patients connected with physicians during pandemic -- and offer glimpse of future

Some medical practices were experimenting with virtual medical visits -- using a smartphone, a tablet or other electronic device -- as a convenience before the pandemic, but the public health crisis has accelerated the use of these visits as a necessity. Caitlin Sgarlat Deluca, DO, is a pediatric rheumatologist at Upstate who also serves as an information technology physician. She discusses the technology required for virtual visits, how to prepare for them and how they affect the physician-patient relationship.

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