8: Sg2 Perspectives: Virtual Health trends

Chris Pagano discusses, debates and defends the role virtual health is playing.  He tackles tough questions like: why isn’t utilization matching consumer stated preference?  How are health systems making the economics work?  And, is there a future milestone or tipping point we need to reach for this to really take off?

Read more about virtual health and Sg2’s perspective here.
Or, Sg2 members can see our full suite of virtual health resources.

Show Notes:
[01:29] Why aren’t more consumers using virtual health care?
[03:15] Vendors need to design software in a more user-friendly fashion.
[05:38] Benefits of virtual health care.
[07:37] Virtual healthcare is a good option for patient preventative care.
[09:27] How healthcare systems can align their healthcare strategy with virtual healthcare.
[12:03] Elements to make the financials work at the physician’s level.
[14:36] Tipping Point #1: How you can bend the cost curve down and provide convenient access to healthcare.
[17:17] Chronic care patient populations readmission rates can drop to zero with day-to-day monitoring with proactive care.
[20:48] Tools and training needed for physicians to make the switch to virtual healthcare.
[23:45] Virtual health transforming how we deliver care to patients.

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