Coronavirus: Vulnerable Populations

GoMd Medical Experts Weigh In On Those Most At-Risk Against COVID-19 Written by: Thomas J. Lewis, Ph.D. Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson Vulnerable Populations “Preliminary data suggest that older adults and persons with underlying health conditions or compromised immune systems might be at greater risk for severe illness from this virus,” according to the [...]

Coronavirus: Vulnerable Populations

Immunocompromised People Most Likely to Die from Covid-19

For Immediate Release:  Immunocompromised people are most likely to die from coronavirus. All authorities, both in the U.S. and abroad, universally agree that people with compromised immune systems are the most susceptible to dying from CoVid 19 infection. GoMD, a leader in Virtual Health solutions also has partnerships with premier chronic disease experts. You [...]

Immunocompromised People Most Likely to Die from Covid-19

Five Reasons GoMd Virtual Care is Better Than Regular Telemedicine

There are a lot of telemedicine companies out there. And many people actually already have a telemedicine benefit in their health care plan. So, what makes GoMd's Virtual Health Care platform special? With GoMd Virtual Care, you can select a plan that allows you to see the same doctor every time. This provider becomes your [...]

Five Reasons GoMd Virtual Care is Better Than Regular Telemedicine

Once a vision for the future, virtual health is a reality of the present

Virtual health stretches beyond the use of digital tools, or mobile devices that connect patients to physicians. It combines digital and telecommunication technologies to create a continuous connection between patients, physicians, and other caregivers. By combining technologies, health care stakeholders are able to more effectively coordinate patient care. The idea of virtual health goes back [...]

Once a vision for the future, virtual health is a reality of the present

What is Virtual Primary Care?

Virtual Primary Care is a key element of the healthcare revolution. Telemedicine has gained widespread acceptance over the past several years. Convenience, accessibility, and affordability make telemedicine a practical alternative to in-person physician visits. Like telemedicine, Virtual Primary Care delivers its services by secure HIPAA-compliant phone, app, email and through video conference. Unlike telemedicine, Virtual Primary Care [...]

What is Virtual Primary Care?

Convenient Telemedicine Access Reduces Travel, Healthcare Costs

Convenient telemedicine can save patients time and money, with these services producing over $100 in travel time cost savings, according to experts from the University of California Davis. Researchers, led by Chief of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine James Marcin, looked at data from the 18+ years the organization has offered specialty [...]

Convenient Telemedicine Access Reduces Travel, Healthcare Costs

How Telemedicine is Transforming the Doctor-Patient Relationship

If telemedicine hasn’t revolutionized healthcare, it has certainly revamped it. It has extended providers’ reach to areas where care might not be readily available, and allowed patients much-needed access. Such convenience is the primary reason telemedicine — defined as two-way, real-time interactive communication between a healthcare professional and a patient — has taken hold, among not only [...]

How Telemedicine is Transforming the Doctor-Patient Relationship

What Is Telehealth? What Is Remote Patient Monitoring? How Are They Different?

What is telehealth? And what is remote patient monitoring? And what’s the difference between the two terms? To discover the answer, we turn to the group of experts behind the exclusive Care Innovations RPM Academy Video Series. What Is Remote Patient Monitoring? Often abbreviated as RPM (and sometimes known as remote patient management), remote patient monitoring [...]

What Is Telehealth? What Is Remote Patient Monitoring? How Are They Different?

Why are Telemedicine and Telehealth so Important in Our Healthcare System?

Telehealth is emerging as a critical component of the healthcare crisis solution. Telehealth holds the promise to significantly impact some of the most challenging problems of our current healthcare system: access to care, cost effective delivery, and distribution of limited providers. Telehealth can change the current paradigm of care and allow for improved access and [...]

Why are Telemedicine and Telehealth so Important in Our Healthcare System?

Telemedicine at Skilled Nursing Facilities

Bill would support use of telemedicine at skilled nursing facilities Proposed legislation in the House of Representatives would allow medical groups to use telemedicine to treat patients in long-term care skilled nursing facilities. Proponents say using the technology to expand care access in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) could significantly reduce hospital admissions from by permitting [...]

Telemedicine at Skilled Nursing Facilities
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