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  • Survey: Virtual Visits Have Their Benefits (and Distractions)

    Compiled by the New York-based telehealth scheduling company Zocdoc, the survey, taken separately of patients and care providers between May 2020 and May 2022 and combined with an analysis of appointment bookings, charts the increase in telehealth visits during the pandemic and a decrease in recent months as the COVID-19 crisis has waned. It found that roughly one-third of all visits were virtual in 2020, as the pandemic peaked, and that number dropped to 17% as of May 2022.

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    Healthcare Risk Management Week Resources From PSQH

    As Health Care Risk Management Week wraps up, we want to call attention to the important work done by professionals as they identify potential risks and respond to adverse outcomes. Thanks to our partner Origami Risk this week for their support.

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    PSQH Quick Poll 2022: Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Risk Management

    As part of Healthcare Risk Management Week, PSQH reached out to our readers with a few questions about how healthcare organizations are dealing with managing risks. The Quick Poll had a total of 120 respondents.

  • Building a Business Case for Asynchronous Telehealth

    Unlike synchronous telehealth, which basically consists of a two-way, real-time audio-video feed between patient and care provider, asynchronous telehealth doesn’t involve real-time communication, and most often doesn’t include video. Consumers enter information into an online platform at their own time and convenience, usually through a questionnaire, and a care provider accesses that data on the other end then responds with a diagnosis and treatment plan. It can be done by phone or computer and include images and even video, but the key factor is that both patient and provider can access the platform at the time and place of their choosing.

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    PSQH: The Podcast Episode 56 – How Implicit Bias Can Place Non-White Patients at Risk

    On episode 56 of PSQH: The Podcast, Dr. Mike Dulin, head of the Academy for Population Health Innovation at UNC Charlotte, talks about how implicit bias increases the risk of poorer health outcomes for non-White patients. This episode is sponsored by Origami Risk as part of Healthcare Risk Management Week.

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