Amwell, MDLive, Component Science, Carbon Health, AliveCor, El Camino, ATA, GSR Ventures
The “Startups disrupting!” session was emceed by Ravi Belani (Managing Partner, Alchemist Accelerator) and Adam Odessky (Co-founder & & CEO, Sensely ), Chelsea Rowe (Founder, GritWell) and Richard Hanbury (Founder, Sana Health) presented their business.
Today we had the Future of Virtual Care main event. In the first session, we talked about ” Wheres the beef (utilization and effectiveness)?” Archana Dubey (Global Medical Director, HP) and Bambi Francisco Roizen (Founder & & CEO, Vator )moderated the panel and Dr. Peter Antall (Chief Medical Officer, Amwell), Priya Abani (CEO, AliveCor), Ann Mond Johnson (CEO, American Telemedicine Association), Sunny Kumar (Partner, GSR Ventures) joined the discussion..
In the 3rd session, we talked about “Whats the cost (and whos paying)?” Bambi Francisco Roizen (Founder & & CEO, Vator) and Archana Dubey (Global Medical Director, HP) moderated the panel and Eren Bali (Co-founder & & CEO, Carbon Health), Uday Kumar( Founder, President & CEO, Element Science ), Bruce Harrison (President, El Camino Health Medical Network), Charles Jones (CEO, MDLIVE) joined the discussion..
Here are some takeaways!
Ann: I lean towards virtual care as broad a definition as possible: telehealth telemedicine digital health, digital medicine, digital rehabs, in some cases this is actually splicing at a great level that does not provide to the discussion. Priya: Covers all way in which a client can communicate with a patient from another location.
33:17 – Peter Amwell – we believe of the world as PC and A/C; PC – Providers didnt have a compelling reason to utilize virtual care, now were experiencing out of need. From 5% usage to 80-90% suppliers began utilizing telehealth every day. 42:53 – Ann – variation of cost and quality pre-COVID; iniquities and disparities that took place that was understood pre-COVID, however it took a toll – 14% of Illinois is Black, and 40% of deaths were in the black neighborhood.
51:10 – Whats possible with virtual care today that will stay virtual and not go back to in-person? COVID made going to ER a threat to the patient1:04: Peter – the stakeholders (service providers, payers, patients) have actually not been lined up. Payers and clients were embracing previously; now companies are embracing from 50 visits to 5,000 check outs a week.
1:13: What to expect with policies over the next 6 months? Eliminating originating websites; allowing Federally qualified health services post-COVID; make permanent HHS short-lived waiver authority throughout emergencies; Notion that care needs to be provided in your area is no longer appropriate. States will also be attempting to broaden virtual take care of the Medicaid population..
1:20: Elaboration about nudges and remote care.
1:43: Anthony from Avison-Young presents the break – touches on real estate and health care.
1:48: Ravi Belanis section and Startups Disrupting.
2:32: Start of the 2nd panel and how they specify virtual care Uday: Virtual care is a misnomer; youre getting care, simply remote however its mostly diagnostic. Its a different modality for diagnostics. Cindy: Virtual care is being there at the ideal location at the ideal time with the ideal care. Its the total digital care shipment to a patient: simultaneous, asynchronous, remote monitoring.Bruce: Virtual care any shipment of care that is not occurring in an in-person encounter; its phone visits, remote tracking, and so on.
New gatekeeper might be a virtual tool or virtual visit to increase pre-test possibility to figure out whether to go in-person. Eren: Since end of January (patient direct from Wuhan), we put the patient in a virtual ward; there was no screening. Till testing began in March, we utilized virtual to separate at-risk patients from others.
3:07: Where are we doing this well regarding determining greater pre-test probability clients using virtual careUday: Its easier to see where were not doing well. This has actually exposed what weve refrained from doing well which is locations where virtual care can not be provided. In cardiology, diagnostics depend on good history so for us, we require that historical information. For cardiology and neurology, possibly 70-80% diagnostics can be done by history traditionally; however orthopedics – might be hard without actually seeing someone. It depends on the nature of illness taste (whether history is required or in-person physical interaction is needed). Out of health center unexpected cardiac deaths rose; if you look at overall outcomes especially for those who postponed care. Cindy: Virtual immediate care, were lowering the cost of care in elements of ED avoidance. Theres 4 Cs in care and the 4th is “contagion avoidance” – people desire virtual care to avoid ending up being contaminated. Bruce: Patience complete satisfaction has actually gone up due to the gain access to. Primary care is doing well in virtual care; but orthopedics, ophthalmology – those are specializeds have not been integrated into virtual care. Our virtual care sees are pull back to 10% of visits.Eren: Is virtual care the brand-new front door, we have to think about overall costs. For each visit you need to do virtual, you d have to ask what need to be virtual first. You do not wish to pay twice..
3:24: Audience Q&A begins.
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51:10 – Whats possible with virtual care today that will stay virtual and not go back to in-person? 2:32: Start of the 2nd panel and how they define virtual care Uday: Virtual care is a misnomer; youre getting care, just remote however its mostly diagnostic. Cindy: Virtual immediate care, were reducing the cost of care in elements of ED avoidance. Main care is doing well in virtual care; but orthopedics, ophthalmology – those are specialties have not been included into virtual care. Our virtual care visits are back down to 10% of visits.Eren: Is virtual care the new front door, we have to think of total expenses.