Tailoring telemedicine to deliver optimum orthopaedic care

By Maureen Leahy

U.S. military teleorthopaedic program utilizes VTC, specially trained PAs

Technology could soon change the way U.S. soldiers stationed in Bavaria, Germany, receive orthopaedic care. Based on the success of a telemedicine pilot project, injured soldiers could be assessed locally under the watchful eye of an orthopaedic surgeon stationed hundreds of miles away.

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