MyVirtualVisit Information for Healthcare Providers

MyVirtualVisit is a secure video solution enabling clients to visit with a healthcare provider from the comfort of home using a personal smartphone, tablet or computer. This virtual care service is available to all Island Health healthcare providers and clinics, and complements existing face-to-face and Telehealth appointments. About MyVirtualVisit (01:27m) 

Request a MyVirtualVisit Account

Island Health care providers interested in using the MyVirtualVisit service can contact our Virtual Care team at telehealth@viha.ca to request an account.

Technical Support and General Inquiries

MyVirtualVisit technical support is available 24/7 through the Clinical Solutions Desk: x18777 or 250-370-8777 (Local Victoria) or 877-563-3152 (Toll Free); general inquires can be sent to telehealth@viha.ca

For tips and tools on how to best use MyVirtualVisit see our MyVirtualVisit Newsletters at the bottom of this page.

Download and Start Using the InTouch Application for MyVirtualVisit

Depending on the device you plan to use for your MyVirtualVisit appointment, you may be required to download the InTouch application. Please refer to the documents in the section below specific to your chosen device. Please note that Android device users do not have an app to download at this time.  

Contact the Clinical Solutions Desk x18777 or 250-370-8777 (Local Victoria) or 877-563-3152 (Toll Free) if you have questions or need assistance. 

Island Health Windows PC, Yoga, Tangent and Surface Pro

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The MyVirtualVisit app will be automatically installed on your Island Health device. 

Start using the app
  1. Click the MyVirtualVisit app icon on your desktop.
  2. Log in with your existing credentials.

Personal Windows PC

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Visit the MyVirtualVisit log in page to download the Windows PC desktop application. 

Help installing the InTouch Provider application

Start using the app:
  1. Launch the InTouch Provider app.
  2. Enter your practice URL: MyVirtualVisit.ca.visitnow.org. 
  3. Log in with your existing credentials. 

You may also continue to access MyVirtualVisit through Chrome or Firefox browsers; however, the desktop app provides the best experience. Safari and IE are not supported and will not work.

Personal Mac

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Visit the MyVirtualVisit log in page to download the Mac desktop application. 

Help installing the InTouch Provider application

Start using the app
  1. Launch the InTouch provider app. 
  2. Enter your practice URL: MyVirtualVisit.ca.visitnow.org. 
  3. Log in with your existing credentials. 

You may also continue to access MyVirtualVisit through Chrome or Firefox browsers; however, the desktop app provides the best experience. Safari and IE are not supported and will not work.

iPhone or iPad 

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Download both the InTouch Provider and InTouch Patient applications from the App store using your Apple ID.

Start using the app
  1. Launch InTouch Provider app from the icon on your iPhone or iPad. 
  2. Enter your practice URL: MyVirtualVisit.ca.visitnow.org. 
  3. Log in with your existing credentials. 

Island Health iPhone for Community Health Services (CHS)

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Both apps will be automatically installed on your device.
 

Help using the InTouch app

Start using the app
  1. Launch InTouch Provider app from the icon on your iPhone. 
  2. Enter your practice URL: MyVirtualVisit.ca.visitnow.org. 
  3. Log in with your existing credentials. 

All Android Devices 

There is no change for Android device users at this time. Continue to access MyVirtualVisit through your preferred browser (Chrome or Firefox).

Preparing for an Appointment

To help you prepare for an upcoming MyVirtualVisit appointment, please review the following materials:

Virtual Care Billing

Information about virtual care fee for service codes and guidance for billing is available on the Doctors of BC Fee Guide webpage and the MSC Payment Schedule.

Doctors of BC news release from April 7, 2020: COVID-19 temporary billing changes  

Training Videos for Providers

Hover over the video to click through and watch the series or visit our MyVirtualVisit training video series on Vimeo.

 

MyVirtualVisit Newsletters 

MyVirtualVisit Newsletters May 2020

Newsletter Issue 1

In this issue:

  • Introduction to MyVirtualVisit news
  • Quick tips for better calls
  • Technical support transition for care providers 
MyVirtualVisit Newsletters June 2020

Newsletter Issue 2

In this issue:

  • Account requests and changes
  • Using MyVirtualVisit with VPN
  • New and improved features

Newsletter Issue 3

In this issue:

  • SMS notifications are being automated
  • updates to the patient email invitation
  • patient feedback highlights
  • provider experiences: Dr. Attwell-Pope

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