VirtualMed Staff receives a perfect review from The Joint Commission
We are thrilled to announce that VirtualMed not only achieved The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for ambulatory accreditation but received a perfect result with zero recommendations! Earning the Gold Seal® means that standards have been rigorously checked and held to the highest benchmark in the industry.
Associate perspective: Life is too short to not do what you love
VirtualMed Recruiter, Belinda Gordon, shares what caused her to change careers, how perception impacts reality, and why re-evaluating her priorities led her to new opportunities. Now going on six years with VirtualMed, she appreciates how working with a supportive team while making a difference in the world has made a meaningful change in her life.
Expressing empathy in a virtual healthcare setting, one patient at a time
According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of empathy is "the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experiences of another." For those facing health concerns, empathy from their doctor is a much needed and necessary component of their care. However, in telemedicine settings, providers may sometimes feel that expressing empathy is more complicated.
3 ways in which telemedicine brings more equity and inclusion to healthcare
The medical profession has always had a duty to provide care to all who need it. However, one lesson learned from COVID has been that we still have a long way to go when it comes to providing healthcare equity for groups that have faced economic, societal, and geographic barriers to medical access.
A Message from Our President - January 2022
“For all of us who do mental health or psychiatry, it’s a calling,” says Dr. Singh, a Psychiatrist with VirtualMed Staff with over two decades of experience treating mental illness. While Dr. Singh spent most of his career tending to patients in person, he now considers telemedicine vital to providing much needed access to mental health resources for patients in need.