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All In This Together: Army Reserve UAMTF 332-1 Strengthens University Hospital
Read how Capt. (Dr.) Chelsea Pluta, a VirtualMed Staff Psychiatrist, who, along with the Army Reserves Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force, provided support to University Hospital in Newark, N.J. in the fight against COVID-19.
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Tune In! VirtualMed is On The Air
“Web-side manner,” the growing acceptance of telemedicine, and how VirtualMed Staff is here to help. Tune in for a thoughtful interview with Amy Otto, VirtualMed's Director of Customer Experience, as she shares her insights on COVID-19 and telemedicine’s role now and into the future.
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Hospital Chain Switches to Telepsychiatry for E.R., Inpatient Psych Consults
Sutter Health, a Northern California hospital system, is gradually rolling out a telepsychiatry program at all 24 of its locations to better meet patients’ needs and solve their psychiatrist shortage problem, especially at their most rural hospitals.
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Faster medicine: video calls bring psychiatrists to emergency room patients’ bedsides
Memorial Medical Center is using technology to broaden patient access to psychiatry services in emergencies.
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Kaiser Permanente Sees Good Results With Video-Based Telehealth
Researchers at California-based Kaiser Permanente analyzed 201,383 scheduled video visits between 2015 and 2017, involving 152,809 patients, and found that 93 percent of patients who responded to the survey said the connected care encounter met their needs.
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