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A 27-year-old male asked:

if i use healthtap prime, can doctors order imaging tests?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
PRIME and x-rays...: HealthTap PRIME began this summer (2014), and is a Primary Care service. A patient is connected with the first available doctor, and different doctors are online at various times. Patients don't select a doctor on PRIME. A consultation ends each time, and the doctor does not follow-up after the consultation. Thus, no lab nor imaging tests are ordered (otherwise, a follow-up visit would be needed).
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Not exactly.: We can make suggestions for tests, and you can take our suggestions back to your usual doctors as points of discussion, but we can't directly order imaging tests.

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