Telemedicine for the Hand Center of Western Massachusetts

We are pleased to offer telemedicine services.

Due to the COVID19 pandemic insurers are considering telemedicine vistits equal to in-person office visits.

Telemedicine hours are by appointment,  and are treated just like an in-person office visit

WE ARE USING TWO DIFFERENT WAYS TO SEE YOU VIRTUALLY

New or updated patients should USE OUR PATIENT FORMS to RELAY INFORMATION TO OUR OFFICE BY EMAIL OR FAX 

 

SMARTPHONES

1. Our doctor will text you a "link" at the time of your visit to use on your smart phone. Clicking on this link will open the window to your visit.  This is via doximity 

To access via your smartphone , make sure we have your cell number, The link you get is for this onee time virtual visit. there are no apps and no downloads used!

COMPUTER OR LAPTOP

2. We also use Doxy.me  which may be more useful if you do not have a smart phone and need to use a computer or laptop.

To access via computer ,]TELEMEDICINE AND SYNCHRONOUS VIRTUAL  OFFICE VISITS  via doxy.me and enter the doxy.me waiting room for Dr. Wint or Dr. Wintman. 

for doxy.me on the computer see HANDCENTER DOXY.ME TIPS For camera and microphone tips

 

Tongue out

We have just learned that certain insurance carriers such as BCBSMA is waiving deductibles and copays for many of the plans they have. See more here https://home.bluecrossma.com/coronavirus

Please contact the office for more informaton. 

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HELP US ALL STOP THE SPREAD OF GERMS USE VIRTUAL TELEMEDICINE VISITS IF YOU ARE ABLE

 

 ]OUR OFFICE REMAINS OPEN IN SPRINGFIELD FOR ACUTE AND URGENT PROBLEMS

OF THE HAND AND UPPER EXTREMITY

 
Our staff and answering service can always assist you for urgent treatment and surgery for fractures, infections, tendon and nerve lacerations, and other acute problems that warrant acute care.TELEMEDICINE services also may be made for non-urgent followup and non-urgent new problems, for acute or chronic pain issues requiring injection and other office-based procedures, such as nonoperative fracture care are available in our Springfield office if needed.

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