||Medical consultation seeing ‚Äòastronomical‚Äô growth in popularity during pandemic
||... video visits a day during the pandemic.About 400,000 of the telehealth experiences have been scheduled, for example, with primary care doctors, cardiologists or psychologists. And Booker said some 43,000 have been on-demand, urgent care telehealth appointments mostly related to COVID-19 and people‚Äôs concerns about symptoms or about getting tested.‚ÄúAnd making the connection between the at-home experiences of reaching out for help and then navigating ...
||MDLive raises $50M to build out telehealth platform
||... to reduce the cost of care using MDLive’s platform by helping patients access care earlier and steering patients to cost-effective providers and laboratory services. “It’ll be a total health delivery system, not an urgent care telehealth experience,” he said in a phone interview. The recent raise will help further that effort. Sixth Street Growth, the growth funding arm of investment firm Sixth Street, led the funding round. “Virtual care ...
||Do You Have COVID-19, the Flu, a Cold or Seasonal Allergies?
||... you know doesn’t feel well, talk with a doctor right away. You can easily have a video visit with one of our online physicians through the AdventHealth app. Here, you can also arrange an urgent care telehealth visit. When You May Have COVID-19 Symptoms If you’re wondering whether you or a loved one has COVID-19, keep these three symptoms in mind: fever, dry cough and shortness of breath ...
||Amwell’s Roy Schoenberg: Telehealth Post-Pandemic is “Entrenched Inside” Traditional Health Care
||... visit? The reality of COVID,” says Roy, “has literally opened the door to the question, can telehealth be better?” From the near-term “new wave” of telehealth that has already begun to “eclipse the urgent care telehealth ” to how Amwell’s clientele of clinicians, healthcare delivery systems, and payers are shifting to accept the idea of the technology as “the start of healthcare,” Roy talks of a future of telehealth that ...
||Healthcare Workforce & Provider Recruitment: Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic
||... and rural populations, and healthcare workforce recruiters have a role to play here. Promote and prioritize healthcare professional placement in your locations near vulnerable populations. Discuss with your C-Suite development of primary or urgent care telehealth options whenever appropriate, feasible, and financially viable (see below). Telehealth After COVID-19 Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES Act), special funding helped healthcare systems provide or expand COVID-19 ...
||King’s Daughters now offers convenient Urgent Care virtual visits
||ASHLAND, Ky – King’s Daughters Health System is pleased to announce the availability of Urgent Care virtual visits. Urgent Care telehealth visits are a fast, easy way to get the healthcare you need, on your terms. Telehealth virtual visits are available to persons of all ages, from newborns to seniors. The Urgent Care team evaluates all virtual appointments in advance and, if an in-person visit is more appropriate, patients will ...
||Local News In Brief: Kyova 10 to open in July
||... hospitalist can be involved patient care, teaching, research and leadership related to hospital medicine. King’s Daughters offers Urgent Care virtual visits ASHLAND King’s Daughters Health System announced the availability of Urgent Care virtual visits. Urgent Care telehealth visits are a fast, easy way to get the health care you need, on your terms, according to the press release. Telehealth virtual visits are available to persons of all ages, from newborns ...
||Geisinger, UPMC among health systems fast-tracking tech, telehealth projects for COVID-19
||... Robert Bart, M.D., chief medical information officer at UPMC, told FierceHealthcare. The health system's IT network is currently supporting 30,000 concurrent connections, with about 18,000 to 20,000 of those remote users, Bart said. UPMC's urgent care telehealth platform, AnywhereCare, has seen a six-fold increase in visits, from an average of 80 visits a day to 500 visits a day. The health system's ambulatory care telehealth platform saw visit volume ...
||Coronavirus ‘state of emergency’ declared in Salt Lake City
||Salt Lake Tribune
||... his health care provider,” Orlandi said at Wednesday’s news event at the state Department of Health in Salt Lake City. “We were then able to discuss his symptoms with that patient through a virtual urgent care telehealth visit, then arrange for testing at one of our health care centers outside of the center in an isolated area so that we could minimize exposure to anybody else.” In Gobert’s case, the ...
||Is telehealth worth the investment? Look beyond reimbursement to calculate ROI, Manatt Health says
||... case or telehealth program is going to have a unique value proposition that needs to be evaluated," Augenstein said. Remote patient monitoring will have a different value proposition compared to a direct-to-consumer urgent care telehealth model, for example. RELATED: Most healthcare executives plan to invest in telehealth—here's why The structure and payment model of each organization also needs to be considered, he said. Because different types of ...
||Ohio health system launches urgent care telehealth app
||Becker's Hospital Review
||Memorial Health System in Marietta, Ohio, unveiled its new mobile application that allows patients to participate in virtual visits with their provider, NBC affiliate WTAP reports. The new service, called Memorial Care Now, is available on both Apple and Android devices. Patients who use the telehealth app can schedule a video chat appointment with an emergency department or urgent care physician. Virtual appointments completed through the service cost $50, with ...
||Telehealth Device Puts Power of Medical Exam Into Consumer's Hands - HealthLeaders Media
||... development and solutions at Ochsner Health System. "This device really helps bridge that gap." Ochsner Telehealth Patients Purchase Nearly 400 Kits in Six Weeks Last November the health system launched Ochsner Anywhere Care , an urgent care telehealth program, which has signed up 10,000 individuals. The kit was made available to Ochsner employees six weeks ago. Ochsner kicked off a digital and radio advertising campaign April 1 to promote the kits ...