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TytoHome is a lightweight and portable medical exam kit. The TytoCare app gives you an interface between the exam kit and your smartphone or tablet. With these tools, you can collect and send information to a Novant Health professional from your smartphone. Your healthcare provider guides you during the exam.
With tools in the exam kit, you can capture high-quality digital sounds from your heart and lungs. You also can share readings of your heart rate and body temperature, or create images and videos that show your inner ears, throat and skin. Your healthcare provider uses this information and other details you provide to make a diagnosis and offer a treatment plan and prescription, if needed.
With TytoHome, you can get a diagnosis and treatment for many common conditions, including stomach aches, allergies, sinus pain, bug bites, ear infections, pink eye, fevers, rashes, colds and congestion.
You also can use the TytoHome kit to get a comprehensive physical exam.
Best of all, you can get virtual care while you’re at home, at work or on the go.
Using your Wi-Fi connection and a smartphone or tablet, download and launch the MyChart app and the TytoCare app.
The TytoCare app launches a video visit with a Novant Health provider.
Capture and share images and sounds with a Novant Health provider and have a live conversation. Your clinician can guide you as you use the stethoscope and other exam kit tools.
Get a diagnosis, treatment plan and prescription, if needed.
You'll get answers quickly when you or someone close to you is sick.
Connect with a licensed Novant Health professional whenever you need help, day or night.
Get the care you need in the comfort of your home or office.
You and your healthcare provider decide who can access your medical records. TytoHome meets privacy standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA.
With TytoHome’s exam kit, you can get a comprehensive medical exam that’s closer to the experience in a healthcare provider’s office. You can collect and share images and audio that allows the provider to diagnose your condition and recommend treatment. Without that data, your provider might ask you to come into the office to provide the information that TytoHome lets you share. Once you have a TytoHome kit, you can sign up as many as five people to share the device for video visits.
Yes, medications may be prescribed if the provider decides this is an appropriate course of treatment. Certain controlled medications may not be prescribed through Novant Health virtual visit. Prescriptions will be sent to the pharmacy of your choice.
A TytoHome medical exam kit can provides your physician with high-quality digital sounds of the heart and lungs and high-quality digital images and video of the ears, throat and skin. The TytoHome kit also measures heart rate and body temperature. Using this examination data, your doctor can provide you with a diagnosis, treatment plan and prescription, if needed.
TytoHome can help a healthcare provider diagnose and treat many common conditions, including:
Please contact your account administrator for information about coverage. Also, ask about using your health savings account (HSA), health reimbursement account (HRA) or flexible spending account (FSA) to save on taxes and pay for qualified medical, prescription, dental and vision expenses. Please note at this time our payment processor cannot accept HSA, HRS, and FSA debit cards. You will need to manually submit your receipt for reimbursement.
If you need assistance with MyChart, contact MyChart customer service at 1-844-2NOVANT (1-844-266-8268). You can get help with proxy access issues (i.e., access to get care for a family member), MyChart login issues (i.e., username and password), MyChart app errors/messages.
For help with Tyto login and pairing issues, as well as Tyto error messages, contact TytoCare customer service at 1-866-971-TYTO (8986), option 2, or send an email to support@TytoCare.com.
It usually takes just a few minutes, depending on how many people are “in line” ahead of you.
Tyto has built-in training videos and guidance technology to help ensure accuracy and ease-of-use. When using TytoHome during a live telehealth exam, your clinician will guide you through the examination process, letting you know where to put the stethoscope on your heart, where to place the otoscope inside the ear, etc. For additional support, visit NovantHealth.org/TytoSupport.
A. With TytoHome, you can get a diagnose and a treatment plan for many common conditions, including stomach aches, allergies, sinus pain, bug bites, ear infections, pink eye, fevers, rashes, colds and congestion. Call 911 if you or someone in your care has a life-threatening condition.
To start, you will need a TytoHome device, which can be purchased at NovantHealth.org/TytoHome. Next you’ll need a smartphone or tablet device, a Novant Health MyChart account and a 2.4 Ghz Wi-Fi or hotspot connection.
The TytoCare app works with iOS (latest two versions) and Android (4.4.4 and above). Here are the specific requirements needed:
You can purchase TytoHome here. or at select Best Buy locations.
The device complies with FDA requirements, and the stethoscope is FDA-cleared.
You can use your FSA (Flexible Spending Account) to pay for the TytoHome device. Medical exams and video visits with a Novant Health provider often are covered by medical plans. Please check with your provider or insurance company to determine whether your plan covers video visits.
Insurance coverage for virtual care visits varies based on your plan and benefit structure. During the current state of emergency, coverage is being extended and upfront payments are waived until further notice.
TytoHome lets you send exam data over an encrypted, secure network. Your information will be stored in your MyChart account. This data is then stored on a cloud platform that meets privacy standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA. You and your healthcare provider determine who can access your medical records.
A licensed Novant Health medical professional will offer you the care you need. You will not be able to choose your primary care provider.
TytoHome devices are sold and discounted by Novant Health Digital Device, LLC.