Commonly Treated Conditions for Telehealth
- Back Pain
- Knee Pain
- Wound Check
- Range of Motion Check
Plus many more!
You are only a phone call away from seeing a doctorNow you can visit your doctor, live anywhere via smartphone, tablet or computer. Our office is currently offering Telehealth appointments for patients with non-urgent issues. Please call the office to set up a telehealth appointment today.
How It WorksPatients, using a link provided via e-mail on their mobile devices or computers, they can explain their child's symtpoms, do a virtual physicial evaluation, review prior imaging, and receive medical care by a fellowship trained physician. Doctors will consult with patients via audio and video in real time.
- Live face-to-face care for pediatric and adolescent patients
- Can stay in the comfort of your home during the COVID-19 pandemic
- Prescriptions can be sent directly to the facility/physician of your choice
Before the AppointmentAny necessary paperwork will be sent to you to complete via DocuSign to complete. You can email our office a copy of your driver's license and insurance card to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send Us Your ImagingWe use 'My Medical Images' to manage your child's imaging files such as X-ray, MRI, or CT scan. We import the images into our PACS system for the physician to review. Use this secure form below to safely upload your child's medical images.
Doxy.meThe telehealth application only works in Chrome or Firefox browsers. It also should work from most smart phones.
Please take the opportunity to follow the link provided in your email before your scheduled call to do a mic and speaker check. Please contact us if you experience any technical difficulties so we can get them worked out before your appointment time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is Telemedicine?
A: Telemedicine is the delivery of healthcare using modern communication methods. Children’s Orthopaedic & Scoliosis Surgery Associates, LLP has partnered with Doxy.me to offer this service using HIPAA-compliant secure video chat.
Q: Will my insurance pay for a Telemedicine appointment?
A: Yes, all insurances, including Medicaid, now cover Telemedicine visit options to encourage social distancing without interrupting needed care.
Q: How do I schedule a Telemedicine appointment?
A: Currently, patients call our Scheduling Department to schedule a Telemedicine visit. Our online scheduling platform does not offer this option at this time. We can be reached at (727) 898-2663.
Q: Is there an extra cost for a Telemedicine appointment?
A: No, there is not an extra cost. We bill insurance using the same codes as an in-person visit.
Q: What kind of device do I need to participate in a Telemedicine appointment?
A: The concept behind Telemedicine is for your doctor to see you and your injury, and discuss treatment options. You must use a device that can make phone calls, has video capabilities, a microphone and audio. Your mobile phone, your computer, or tablet are all acceptable methods.
Q: Will I need Wifi?
A: Yes- WiFi is required.
Q: What type of treatments are provided?
A: Your provider can order testing such as MRI, CT, and X-rays. Treatments including injections, physical or hand therapy, prescription medications and bracing can also be ordered.
Q: How long will my visit last?
A: Typically, you can expect your visit to last 10-20 minutes.