COVID-19 has provided us with many important lessons, but among the most significant for Sutter Health is how valuable expanded telehealth has been in reaching traditionally underserved communities in new and meaningful ways.
Video visits have proved crucial to Sutter’s ability to keep caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, as a heat wave causes power outages and wildfires prompt evacuations throughout Northern California, we remind patients how and when they should use telehealth to stay well.
Telehealth—and most notably video visits—are not just about convenience. They help bridge the gap for a wide range of patients who may not otherwise received the care they need.
A video visit helped provide immediate access to care for Arleen Beviacqua-Enriquez. But not in the way you would expect.
Whether at home or in the hospital, patients getting the support they need “It is transformative—I don’t think we’ll ever go back to practicing medicine in the same way we did B.C. — before coronavirus.” SACRAMENTO –In what may herald a cultural shift in how patients and their doctors interact, video visits have increased at …
To help reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission, CPMC volunteers are turning to phone and virtual visits to connect with elderly patients.
You can access Sutter Health services from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how.