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ANALYSIS  |  BY ERIC WICKLUND  |   SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 The three health systems are expanding their study on telehealth use for primary care during the pandemic to examine how connected health platforms can address the access needs of people with chronic conditions and other vulnerable populations. Three major health systems are expanding an…

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HIMSS TV Features Brian Yarnell, Bluestream Health’s President

In this 3-minute video, HIMSS TV interviews, Bluestream Health’s President Brian Yarnell. In this interview, Brian discusses the evolution of virtual care, how it is becoming more consumer-centric and how the Bluestream Health’s virtual care platform-as-a-service is being used to create better health equity. Brian forecasts where virtual care is…

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Virtual Telemedicine

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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