Virtual Care

February 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p56
The article offers information about the online clinic Virtuwell launched by HealthPartners. In this website, nurse practitioners and patients are connected online, and patients can answer a series of questions and receive diagnosis and treatment plan, including prescriptions. It is noted that employers benefit from the convenience and low cost of the system for employees, as less presence in the emergency rooms can reduce insurance costs and being healthy reduces absenteeism.


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