Virtual care’s powerful boost to health systems
Kerry Jessani, Head of Healthcare, Higher Education and Nonprofit, Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries for J.P. Morgan Commercial Banking, writes in HealthTech on ways to create better business outcomes.
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, most U.S. health systems scrambled to assemble telehealth capabilities to safely serve patients. The fixes they found were often pricey and weren’t designed to be long-term solutions for virtual care.
Now, consumers are familiar with telehealth—and it’s popular. As midsized healthcare systems devise their long-term virtual care approaches, they should consider the regulatory and cybersecurity landscape, account for efficient payment methods and enter smart partnerships with valuable vendors.