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Top Telemedicine Problems to Avoid

Virtual healthcare is known by many names these days – telemedicine, telehealth, digital medicine, it keeps going. Whatever the name, this digital mode of care is expanding rapidly in response to the needs of the pandemic and the growth of new technology. This rapid expansion has been accompanied by some…

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Different Types of Virtual Care

Virtual care can be implemented across every point in the care continuum, for all departments in a healthcare organization. And virtual care isn’t limited to video visits or general concerns.  An EHR-integrated virtual care platform improves patient access to better care, wherever they are, for practically any type of care…

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Virtual Care Implementation with Bluestream Health

Transitioning from a temporary COVID virtual care solution to a permanent virtual care solution can seem intimidating, but Bluestream Health makes the process of implementation quick and straightforward. Switching the bulk of your everyday appointments to virtual care can be possible in a matter of weeks, whether you have five…

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NYC Health + Hospitals keeps patients out of ER with virtual urgent care

Once the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the health system needed to be able to treat the surge of patients with urgent care needs virtually so they could keep them safely at home and away from the overwhelmed emergency care system. To ensure all New Yorkers could access this new service, NYC H+H also needed a telehealth vendor that enabled it to offer virtual urgent care to all patients in their patients’ preferred language and without a clear need for the Internet or a smartphone.

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Commentary: Matthew Davidge – Telemedicine takes step forward, step back

Are we all Zoomed out? Do doctors miss patients’ wit and wisdom? Is a trip to the hospital the new fun field trip? Absolutely not! It was simply inevitable that after the incredible rise of virtual visits in 2020, that some virtual visits would revert back to in-person visits once a large percentage of the population got vaccinated.

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The Virtual Primary Care Explosion

Following Walmart, Amazon, and Ro’s entry into the virtual primary care arena earlier this year, more and more organizations are ramping up their efforts in this arena. Over the past few weeks CVS, UnitedHealth Group subsidiary – Optum Store, and Carbon health have recently launched their own direct-to-consumer primary care…

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How Virtual Care Differs from Simple Videoconferencing

How Virtual Care Differs from Simple Videoconferencing

Virtual care has gained significant momentum in recent years—particularly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which rapidly accelerated telehealth adoption. At the start of the global health crisis, healthcare organizations scrambled to adapt quickly to delivering virtual care. In many cases, that meant using technology for virtual care that…

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Developing A Virtual Care Strategy

The rise, fall, and rise again of COVID-19 has made one thing absolutely clear: the future of medicine lies in virtual care. While most healthcare organizations (HCO) used some form of telehealth or virtual-first care before the COVID-19 shutdowns of 2020, many discovered their solutions were inadequate. They needed to…

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