Dignity Health Medical Groups Reach 500,000 Virtual Visit Milestone

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 3/23/21 9:43 AM

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dignity Health Medical Groups throughout California have provided over 500,000 virtual visits to patients. It has been exactly one year since our teams took action to rapidly scale virtual care capabilities to continue to safely see patients, meet demand for care, and reduce the transmission of the virus.

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Can You See Your OB/GYN via Video Visit?

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 9/21/20 1:22 PM

Jennifer Steen, MD, an OB/GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group, Ventura Region has embraced virtual visits in her practice as a tool to help patients feel more at ease. As an OB/GYN, virtual visits have allowed Dr. Steen to connect with her patients. Across the board, her obstetrics and gynecology patients enjoy virtual visits, for various reasons.

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Everything You Need to Know Before Your Virtual Visit

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/19/20 2:53 PM

You’ve decided virtual care is right for you and your health, so you scheduled a virtual visit with your doctor. Now what is the next step?

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Are Virtual Visits Right for You?

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/19/20 2:50 PM

There is a lot of buzz about telehealth and virtual care these days, but how do you know if a virtual doctor’s visit is the right option for you? Many different appointments are suited for virtual visits and are just as effective in providing health care as an in-person visit.

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Expanding Cardiology Care with Virtual Visits

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 8/7/20 4:06 PM

Munir S. Janmohamed, MD, advanced heart failure cardiologist and medical director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support/Heart Failure Program with Mercy Medical Group, has experienced first-hand how virtual visits expand patient care. Through virtual visits, Dr. Janmohamed has been able to help patients manage chronic heart failure, improve their symptoms, and in some cases, prevent hospitalization.

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