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1/21/2022 UnitedHealth Group poised to develop in-home plans, care Becker's Hospital Review UnitedHealth Group may be slated to give more attention to home-based care, company executives said during a Jan. 19 earnings call .UnitedHealth Group CEO Andrew Witty said home and virtual care are going to be some of the top focuses in growing business lines.COO Dirk McMahon emphasized "broad home-based clinical care initiatives" as a priority across UnitedHealth Group's portfolio. He said Optum specifically is looking to flesh ...
1/21/2022 Wheel Raises $150 Million Series C to Power the Virtual-First Care Revolution healthcareittoday.com ... next chapter of healthcare innovation by helping more companies introduce virtual-first care to their millions of patients.Since launching in 2018, Wheel has pioneered a new way for companies to build and scale virtual care . Instead of starting from scratch, companies can leverage Wheel’s virtual care platform and nationwide clinician network to develop a virtual care service — bypassing the 15 months and $15 million it can take ...
1/21/2022 Wheel raises $150M in quest to move beyond “telehealth 101” to virtual-first care - MedCity News MedCity News ... it’s an RN, primary care physician or specialist,” Davey said. “Virtual-first care is a more efficient way to approach care delivery while simultaneously upholding quality of care.”Wheel provides its virtual care platform and nationwide clinician network to customers including other digital health startups, brick and mortar clinics, retailers and pharmacies as an alternative to the considerable time and money organizations might otherwise invest in creating ...
1/21/2022 The 3 healthcare trends Dr. Niranjan Kavadi is following Beckers Spine Review ... I'm following that very closely. What's gonna happen in the future? When do we come back to so-called "normalcy"? When do we start getting back to normal practice? I'm specifically looking at the virtual care options and telehealth. Going forward, this is going to be the main part of our practice. I think it's a great avenue. Of course not everyone will qualify for virtual care , but if we ...
1/21/2022 Cigna study: Virtual care can reduce unnecessary ER, urgent care visits by 19% | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare Integrating virtual care can save the healthcare system significant amounts of money, as well as avoid unnecessary visits to the emergency department or urgent care center, according to a new study from Cigna.The study , conducted alongside its telehealth arm MDLive, found that patients who saw virtual providers also saw 19% fewer visits to the ER or urgent care. In addition, virtual urgent care visits reduced duplication of care by ...
1/21/2022 HIMSSCast: Taking telehealth beyond the video chat | Healthcare IT News Healthcare IT News The COVID-19 pandemic hit the gas pedal on the use of virtual care , particularly synchronous video chats. But virtual care 's potential extends beyond one-on-one conversations – it can also leverage remote patient monitoring technology to take services out of the brick-and-mortar facility.Joining Healthcare IT News Senior Editor Kat Jercich to talk about telehealth's capabilities now and in the future is Dr. Maulik Majmudar, chief ...
1/21/2022 In 2022, moving beyond telehealth to digitally enabled care | American Medical Association ama-assn.org ... will be offered, but how best to offer telehealth services as we move toward what we're terming digitally enabled care—which is not just hybrid care, but more so fully integrated in-person and virtual care based on clinical appropriateness.”Barron discussed the implementation of telehealth and its future in a recent episode of “ AMA Moving Medicine .” Related Coverage Telehealth essentials every private physician practice must know ...
1/21/2022 How to turn virtual care into a broader digital health strategy — 4 takeaways Becker's Hospital Review ... goals.Four takeaways:- When it comes to solutions, simple isn't always best; configurability is key. Concentra, a major player in occupational care, found that many solutions it looked into before the company launched its virtual care platform in 2017 wouldn't serve their needs. Customizations were difficult and the company's requirements were not prioritized. "I call it sticking a square peg in a round hole because it wasn't set up to ...
1/21/2022 Digbi Health incorporates ethnic-relevant genetic risk scores to personalize care for metabolic and mental health conditions associated with gut and obesity augustaheadlines.com ... gut and obesityMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 20, 2022 – Digbi Health announced today they are incorporating ethnic-specific risk scores for nutrition, fitness, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, mental and digestive health across its virtual care program for people living with polychronic physical and mental illness associated with inflammatory gut and weight.It’s well established that the risk of illness, food allergies, gut microbiome composition and pharmaceutical risk varies ...
1/21/2022 Digbi Health incorporates ethnic-relevant genetic risk scores to personalize care for metabolic and mental health conditions associated with gut and obesity illinoisnewsdesk.com ... gut and obesityMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 20, 2022 – Digbi Health announced today they are incorporating ethnic-specific risk scores for nutrition, fitness, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, mental and digestive health across its virtual care program for people living with polychronic physical and mental illness associated with inflammatory gut and weight.It’s well established that the risk of illness, food allergies, gut microbiome composition and pharmaceutical risk varies ...
1/21/2022 Digbi Health incorporates ethnic-relevant genetic risk scores to personalize care for metabolic and mental health conditions associated with gut and obesity batonrougenewsreporter.com ... gut and obesityMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 20, 2022 – Digbi Health announced today they are incorporating ethnic-specific risk scores for nutrition, fitness, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, mental and digestive health across its virtual care program for people living with polychronic physical and mental illness associated with inflammatory gut and weight.It’s well established that the risk of illness, food allergies, gut microbiome composition and pharmaceutical risk varies ...
1/21/2022 Digbi Health incorporates ethnic-relevant genetic risk scores to personalize care for metabolic and mental health conditions associated with gut and obesity desmoinesnewsdesk.com ... gut and obesityMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 20, 2022 – Digbi Health announced today they are incorporating ethnic-specific risk scores for nutrition, fitness, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, mental and digestive health across its virtual care program for people living with polychronic physical and mental illness associated with inflammatory gut and weight.It’s well established that the risk of illness, food allergies, gut microbiome composition and pharmaceutical risk varies ...
1/21/2022 Digbi Health incorporates ethnic-relevant genetic risk scores to personalize care for metabolic and mental health conditions associated with gut and obesity michigannewsupdates.com ... gut and obesityMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 20, 2022 – Digbi Health announced today they are incorporating ethnic-specific risk scores for nutrition, fitness, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, mental and digestive health across its virtual care program for people living with polychronic physical and mental illness associated with inflammatory gut and weight.It’s well established that the risk of illness, food allergies, gut microbiome composition and pharmaceutical risk varies ...
1/21/2022 Babylon snaps up patient engagement platform DayToDay – Gaudhulimon.xyz gaudhulimon.xyz ... by deploying its proven platform to the Babylon customer base,” Prem Sharma, CEO of DayToDay Health, said in a statement. “Working together, we can tap into Babylon’s AI capabilities and improve the virtual care experience for both patients and providers alike.” WHY IT MATTERS Mergers and acquisitions continue to be a popular exit option among digital health companies. Rock Health reports that in the first three quarters ...
1/21/2022 Robin the Robot secures $2 million seed round panarmenian.net ... that augments front-line clinicians across a multitude of settings by supporting caregiving functions and extending care services using emotional AI and autonomous technology advances. Robin has integrated functionalities to provide emotional support and virtual care . Robin the Robot is a technology intended to provide patients and staff members with a warm and human-life interactive experience.Robin’s current technology is able to provide social support/telepresence and patient ...
1/20/2022 U.S. Healthcare Industry Seeks Digital Transformation in Response to COVID-19 | Business Wire Business Wire ... chain issues, workforce challenges and treating patients who have deferred care,” said Bob Krohn, partner, Healthcare, for ISG.In response, healthcare providers have focused on so-called value-based care, including remote and virtual care , and they’ve embraced the consumerization of healthcare, with more convenience and easy access to information and services, the report says. Digital transformation efforts have helped deliver these services.Patient-centric care using digital ...
1/20/2022 Brigham and Women's research group finds ‘pleasant surprise’: Black patients 50% more likely to utilize telemedicine than white patients Boston Herald ... popular in two patient groups: Black patients and women, according to a new study out of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.“Given the digital divide, we expected to see differences and the use of virtual care among these populations,” said Dr. Gezzer Ortega of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Center for Surgery and Public Health, who authored the study, of the Black patients in particular. “But it ...
1/20/2022 Bullish on growing use of telehealth, Wheel banks $150M to expand white-labeled virtual care services FierceHealthcare Wheel, a startup that is behind the scenes powering the infrastructure behind virtual care, landed $150 million in series C funding to fuel its growth.The Austin, Texas-based company provides a prebuilt virtual care platform and nationwide clinician network that enables healthcare companies to scale up telehealth services—and do it in weeks rather than 15 months.The company delivered 1.3 million patient visits in 2021 and is expected ...
1/20/2022 Fierce JPM Week: How virtual-first plans are tackling the balance between in-person, digital care FierceHealthcare Amid the industry's telehealth boom, health insurers are putting a focus on the potential of virtual care through virtual-first plan designs.These plans center digital health solutions such as virtual primary care in tandem with in-person care when it makes the most sense for members. The goal, executives said during a panel session at Fierce JPM Week on Thursday morning, is to enhance accessibility and affordability.Carrie Kincaid ...
1/20/2022 Like it, love it, gotta have it? A health economist on attitudes toward telemedicine | Healthcare IT News Healthcare IT News As more data has emerged about telehealth after the initial spike in March 2020, many industry-watchers, providers and patients are seeking to dig into who's using virtual care – and who's eased off.But it's not just about the "who," notes Sanjula Jain, chief research officer at the predictive analytics company Trilliant Health. It's about the "why" and "how" too – why are some people sticking with virtual care ...