To Start a Telehealth Video Call
Click on the provider’s name you have a scheduled appointment with to enter their waiting room.
Telehealth Virtual Medical Visits
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Orthopaedic Institute of Dayton is now offering telehealth virtual visits so you can chat face-to-face with a medical provider from the privacy and safety of your own home or office. Many orthopedic issues (including some urgent issues) can be diagnosed using telehealth virtual appointments. It's simple to use, and the HIPAA-compliant secure video conferencing technology can be used with any computer or mobile device. Currently, providers are scheduling appointments based on necessity of need.
How it Works
To begin using Telehealth, call us at (937) 298-4417 to schedule your appointment.
- On the day of your appointment: use a computer, smart or mobile device with camera and microphone
- Check-in 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment time
- Click on your provider’s name below to access the waiting room
- Type in your name and click check in
- Allow your browser to use your webcam and microphone
- Only scheduled visits will be started by your provider
- Instructions on how the process works on your smart device!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will my insurance pay for a Telehealth appointment?
A: During the COVID-19 Outbreak, Medicare and Medicaid have broadened access to Telehealth coverage to encourage social distancing without interrupting needed care. Many private insurance companies will provide coverage for Telehealth visits. Be sure to check with your private insurance carrier as many policies are adding telehealth services.
Q: Is there an extra cost for a Telehealth appointment?
A: No, there is not an extra cost. We bill insurance using the same codes as an in-person visit.
Q: How do I schedule a Telehealth appointment?
A: Currently, patients call our Scheduling Department to schedule a Telehealth visit.
Q: What kind of device do I need to participate in a Telehealth appointment?
A: The concept behind Telehealth 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, either iOS or Android, your computer or iPad are all acceptable methods.
Q: Will I need Wifi?
A: WiFi is not required, however, it is highly recommended because you need the ability to connect to the internet. If you do not have WiFi, you need a mobile device with cellular data.
Q: Can I get prescriptions through a video visit?
A: Yes, if needed, your provider can order prescription medications for you and send them directly to the pharmacy of your choice.
Q: How can my provider treat me with a physical exam?
A: Many times your provider does not need to perform a hands-on-exam to safely diagnose and treat your condition.