TITLE

Virtual Care

AUTHOR(S)
SHAW, GIENNA
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
57764614

 

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