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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 Centers [...]

Coronavirus: Vulnerable Populations

For Immediate Release:  Immunocompromised people are most likely to die from coronavirus.

For Immediate Release:  Immunocompromised people are most likely to die from coronavirus. GoMD, a leader in Virtual Health solutions also has partnerships with premier chronic disease experts. 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. Do you [...]

For Immediate Release:  Immunocompromised people are most likely to die from coronavirus.

Saving time, money and lives with Teletriage

Telehealth is not new to the emergency department, but at least one health system has found a novel way to deploy it. Next month Banner Health is launching a teletriage program in its high-volume emergency departments in the Phoenix area with a threefold mission: to relieve pressure on staff, to make sure patients don't leave [...]

Saving time, money and lives with Teletriage

The Rising Cost of Health Care

Why health care costs are making consumers more afraid of medical bills than an actual illness Health care costs are spiraling higher, but patient visits to a doctor have been on the decline. A growing number of consumers are staying away out of fear of big bills. Untimely visits or delay of visits to the [...]

The Rising Cost of Health Care

Study finds wellness coaching benefits last over time

Wellness coaching is an increasingly popular strategy for improving health and well-being, yet it remains relatively unstudied. Most published research has looked at outcomes for specific medical problems such as cardiovascular disease and weight management, even though people often seek wellness coaching for general lifestyle improvements. "At Mayo Clinic, the wellness coaches are in the [...]

Study finds wellness coaching benefits last over time

The Future Of Healthcare Is Virtual

Virtual Health Care is a quickly growing segment of the health care industry because it provides real and measurable benefits to patients. Virtual Health Care has been cited as being particularly helpful in rural areas, where the shortage of healthcare providers had led to a lack of accessibility to both basic healthcare and specialty care. [...]

The Future Of Healthcare Is Virtual

Consumers Want Virtual Care Options

Can the health care system deliver? Improved technology, increased access to smart devices, consumer expectations, evolving state and federal policies, and the transition to value-based care are all driving virtual health adoption. Evidence is mounting that virtual health can improve outcomes in certain populations by reducing length of hospital stays, improving the experience among chronically ill [...]

Consumers Want Virtual Care Options

The Rise of Virtual Visit Technology, and What It Means for Patients & Providers

Along with many other aspects of telehealth, like remote patient monitoring (RPM) and mHealth, the virtual visit is becoming not just a familiar part of the American healthcare delivery, but also a means to significantly boost quality and cost-effectiveness. The process of utilizing consumer technology to allow patients to confer with physicians and clinicians via videoconferencing apps — usually [...]

The Rise of Virtual Visit Technology, and What It Means for Patients & Providers

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

Chronic illness around the holidays

When you’re chronically ill, you might look forward to the holiday season, but also experience feelings of apprehension, anxiety or grief. You aren’t alone. One of the best things you can do now is to prepare for any challenges you might face. Try the following eight strategies to navigate certain problems related to chronic illness around [...]

Chronic illness around the holidays