782

Shares

News site default image

More Than Half of Kaiser Permanente’s Patient Visits Are Done Virtually

Shared by Radhika Narayanan | 146 632 4 | about 1 year ago

Hospitals make money when patients show up to receive services, but Kaiser Permanente isn’t convinced that’s the only way to run its health care business.

With the rise of mobile technology and online communications, the hospital chain has been increasingly using technology to cut down on the need for patients to trek to their doctor’s office. Last year, in fact, more interactions between Kaiser’s patients and health care providers were done virtually than through an in-person visit, CEO Bernard J. Tyson said on Thursday at Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.

Read More On fortune.com

Categories Hospital management & administration Telemedicine

Related Post

Links

http://fortune.com/2016/10/06/kaiser-permanente-virtual-doctor-visits/
http://fortune.stfi.re/2016/10/06/kaiser-permanente-virtual-doctor-visits/?sf=yoovpkv
http://stfi.re/yoovpkv
http://for.tn/2dTUDRQ

0 Votes

You must log in to post a comment

0 Comments