Tag Archives: Care

Most Virtual Care Consumers, Satisfied With Visits in the COVID Era, Expect It for Future Care

Within days of the coronavirus pandemic emerging in the U.S., health care providers set up virtual care arrangements to convene with patients. Three months into the COVID-19 crisis, how have patients felt about these telehealth visits? In Patient Perspectives on Virtual Care, Kyruus answers this question based on an online survey of 1,000 patients 18… Read More »

Doctors face pay cuts, furloughs and supply shortages as coronavirus pushes primary care to the brink

Dr Greg Gulbransen performs a medical checkup on a 72-year-old man with Leukemia who is presumed to have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while at his pediatric practice in Oyster Bay, New York, U.S., April 13, 2020. Lucas Jackson | Reuters Dr. Rafael Guillen spends a lot of time on the phone these days. His practice… Read More »

US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal. Here’s how. – CNN

Medical evidence has revealed that elderly people face an increased risk of dying from the disease, along with people of all ages who have chronic health issues, such as diabetes, obesity and hypertension. Among those with underlying conditions who are dying from the virus, a disproportionate number are living in poverty or are African American… Read More »

Doctor on Demand 1st telehealth vendor to move into Medicare Part B as pandemic expands virtual care

Dive Brief: Doctor on Demand is expanding its platform to Medicare Part B beneficiaries, making it the first telehealth vendor to dive into the program serving 33 million Americans for medical care and doctor visits. The San Francisco-based virtual care vendor will now offer healthcare, including COVID-19 testing and diagnosis, to Part B beneficiaries, it… Read More »