Preparing for Your Telemedicine Appointment
Dr. Angela Beninga discusses telemedicine visits during COVID-19 and what to expect.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a need to shift how healthcare providers deliver care and connect with patients. As a result, telemedicine appointments have become an increasingly popular alternative. The latest episode of Shepherd Center Radio takes a look at what to expect during your appointment.
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Angela Beninga, D.O., chief medical informatics officer at Shepherd Center, joins the podcast to shed some light on what a telehealth appointment may look like, and discusses Shepherd Center’s approach to telemedicine.
Dr. Beninga joined Shepherd Center’s medical staff in 2013. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and subspecialty board certified in spinal cord injury medicine. She came to Shepherd from the University of Cincinnati’s Drake Center, where she served as director of spinal cord injury medicine and as an assistant professor since 2010. Dr. Beninga earned a medical degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences.. She was named to the Top Doctors List for 2020 published by Atlanta Magazine.
Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.