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Is this world that's Wisconsin more next Laura this is V. show next Wisconsin's radio station W. G. M. J. welcome to our everyday health feature sponsored by freighter and the medical college of Wisconsin now more than ever it's important to get the health care you need from the experts you trust the freighter metal college Wisconsin health network offers orthopedic telehealth virtual visits by video this approach provides you with the care you need safely from home without having to wait for a clinic appointment here to tell us more is doctor Stephen green dell an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder conditions with freighter at medical college Wisconsin health network Dr Goodell first of all thanks for joining us today what is a telehealth virtual visits telehealth virtual visit is basically a healthcare visit with your provider only it's done through the secure video chat on either your smartphone tablet or computer the freighter at medical college of Wisconsin app makes it easy and convenient to do this doctor what orthopedic conditions can your team creek with a virtual visit orthopedics is perfectly suited for these types of visits any orthopedic condition can really be assessed at least initially we got a weight muscle tendon bone and joint issues these are great for established patients follow up something that's been done but it's also good for new patients to establish Kerr and and get started with the appropriate approach to that we can order X. rays we can order M. our eyes we can even do physical therapy virtually what can someone expect during a video visit it by design these are really similar to what an in person visit should be oftentimes a medical assistant another staff person might initiate the didn't take basic health information from you and then you'll be connected with the actual provider who will evaluate you in a very you know similar manner to what your normal visit would be and perform basic physical exam as they would in person how much does it cost to have a video.

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