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Virtual Care

Henry Ford Health’s Virtual Care — through easy-to-use technology — provides several convenient ways to connect you with the healthcare you need. We offer telehealth options for primary care and specialty care that you can access with a computer, tablet or smartphone. Get diagnosis and treatment when you need it — as soon as the same day.

Our virtual care is coordinated through Henry Ford MyChart, our secure patient portal. Once you set up an account, log in to the MyChart webpage on your computer or download and log in to the MyChart app on your mobile device. Then you can schedule or launch one of our virtual healthcare services.

The connection is simple and secure. No more worrying about getting to the doctor’s office when you’re sick, don’t have transportation or can’t leave work.

Online doctor visits at Henry Ford: Why choose us?

Healthcare should fit your needs and lifestyle. That’s why we offer several types of Virtual Care that feature the same trusted medical care you receive from in-person visits at Henry Ford.

When you use Virtual Care at Henry Ford, you get care that is:

  • Flexible: With three telehealth options — Video Visits On Demand, Scheduled Video Visits and E-Visits — you decide how and when to connect with our healthcare providers.
  • Expert: Get access to the extensive clinical expertise and resources of Henry Ford. We are one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, recognized for excellence in multiple specialties.
  • Collaborative: Like in-person visits, information from your Virtual Care appointments is added to your personal medical record. You and your Henry Ford primary care and specialty care providers can share up-to-date details from your medical record in Henry Ford MyChart.

Three options for Virtual Care to fit your needs

When you need medical care, visiting a provider in person may not always be convenient. That’s why we offer three ways to connect for online healthcare visits. You can link to all of them through Henry Ford MyChart.

Choose the option that’s best for you:

Video Visits On Demand

About this service:

  • It’s available 24/7, including holidays.
  • You video chat with a Henry Ford doctor for same-day primary care.
  • Just connect with your camera-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone, and a Henry Ford Primary Care doctor is waiting to help you with minor conditions like a rash or the flu.
  • Select a same-day time slot or get in a virtual line for immediate care.

Learn more about Video Visits on Demand

Scheduled Video Visits

About this service:

  • Use this option for routine or follow-up care.
  • You can schedule a video appointment with most Henry Ford primary care or specialty care providers.
  • Ask your provider if you are a candidate for a Scheduled Video Visit.

Learn more about Scheduled Video Visits


About this service:

  • Submit your symptoms about specific minor conditions or concerns by answering a series of questions with an online form in MyChart. Receive written instructions, including a prescription or advice.
  • When you use an E-Visit to connect with a provider who is already part of your care team, you can expect a response within one business day.
  • You can also use an E-Visit to connect with a primary care doctor in the Henry Ford Virtual Primary Care team for a rapid response within two hours.

Learn more about E-Visits

Important to note: Nonemergency use only

Virtual Care is not for medical emergencies. In case of an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Connect to telehealth with Henry Ford MyChart

MyChart puts healthcare at your fingertips. If you already use MyChart, log in now to:

  • Get same-day Virtual Care with Video Visits On Demand and rapid response E-Visits.
  • Get diagnosis and treatment within one business day using regular E-Visits.
  • Check your provider’s virtual availability for Scheduled Video Visits.

Want to use MyChart on a mobile device?

Want Virtual Care, but you are new to MyChart? Get an account today! Click to view MyChart Instructions.


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