Easy, Affordable Access to Online Care for Consumers
Health Thought Leaders One-to-One
Telehealth for All is an idea whose time has come, realized in WellPoint’s February 2013 launch of LiveHealth Online. It’s how we, as consumers and patients, can get primary care now from a licensed, board-certified physician for many medical non-emergencies.
In part, this innovation is an answer to the shortage of 63,000 primary care physicians who will be needed in 2015. That number, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, is expected to double by 2025.Read More
Anthem offers virtual doctor appointments
Ohio.com Akron Beacon Journal
By Cheryl Powell
One of the largest insurers in the state is offering its enrollees appointments with a doctor from the comfort of their home — or anywhere else there’s a computer.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield recently launched a virtual doctor appointment service for non-emergency problems such as sore throats, allergies and minor infections.Read More