TelehealthVirtual Care Expanding From Pandemic Necessity to Delivery System Innovation
"Expanding into virtual-first health plans is the next step in providing a convenient and comprehensive care experience," says one health...
TechnologySaving Lives and Money in Pennsylvania With KeyHIE
At the Wright Center for Community Health, the Keystone Health Information Exchange (KeyHIE) immunization registry paved the way for strong...
TelehealthATA Seeks Telehealth PHE Measures 'At Least Through 2022'
American Telemedicine Association CEO Ann Mond Johnson says the PHE created "flexibilities that have allowed clinicians across the country to...
Telehealth23andMe Will Spend $400M to Acquire Lemonaid Health
The consumer-focused genealogy researcher says the acquisition will advance its "vision of individualized primary care that empowers consumers to live...
TelehealthCigna Taps MDLIVE to Expand Virtual Care Access to 'Millions of People'
The program launches in January 2022 and will be available to all Cigna customers enrolled in employer-sponsored plans.
Clinical CareDirect Primary Care, With a Touch of Robin Hood
St. Luke's, a clinic with a staff of four in a nondescript shopping center, offers an unorthodox combination of concierge-style...
TelehealthUnited Healthcare, Optum Launch Virtual-first Health Plan
NavigateNOW is being touted as "a simpler, more convenient experience at approximately 15% less premium cost than traditional benefit plans."
TelehealthSchedule Online Visits First? It's the Next Big Thing in Health Insurance
Many insurers offering virtual-first plans hire outside firms to provide medical staff.
Clinical CarePerspective: A Wrenching Farewell -- Bidding Adieu to My Primary Care Doctor After Nearly 30 Years
It feels like an essential lifeline is being severed. I'll miss him dearly.
Clinical CareMaryland-Based Payer Launches Virtual Primary Care Practice
The new virtual primary care practice, CloseKnit, offers a full range of primary care services along with behavioral health care.
TelehealthFor Telehealth, Expansion Comes with Growing Pains
A new J.D. Power survey suggests that service limitations, access hurdles, and quality-of-care issues dampen consumer enthusiasm.
TechnologyEHR Tech Tailored to Primary Care Physicians Makes Its Move
One innovator cites 2021 NASEM study: Primary care supply growth equals improved population health.