Navigation Links
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Fairview Health Services Launch Online Care Anywhere(TM)
Date:12/1/2009

EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- "The patient will see you now." That is the new approach to health care for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's 10,000 employees and family members today, becoming the first Minnesotans - and the first in the continental U.S. - to have access to Online Care Anywhere(SM). Online Care Anywhere allows patients to access medical care from home or work simply by logging onto a computer or picking up the phone. Blue Cross is partnering with Fairview Health Services on this innovative care delivery option that aims to reduce costs while improving quality, access to care and patient experience. The online system is powered by American Well.

"Online Care Anywhere is a dynamic new tool that can be used to make health care less costly and more convenient for consumers," said Pat Geraghty, president and CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross). Geraghty announced the plan to bring online care to Minnesota in April 2009. "The transformation of the health care system is happening right here in Minnesota through innovation and patient-centered reforms by consumers, health plans and care providers. We believe Online Care Anywhere is the kind of innovation needed to change and reform health care."

"This is a great fit for Fairview, because it builds on our work to develop a more effective and efficient health care delivery system that achieves better outcomes at lower costs," said Dave Moen, M.D., system medical director of care model innovation at Fairview Health Services. "Online technology brings tremendous potential to improve care and the patient experience."

Blue Cross is the first health plan in the continental U.S. to offer online care. During the pilot phase of the program, the company will work closely with its own employees--the first user group--and with Fairview provider partners to evaluate and refine this innovative care model. Online Care Anywhere utilizes tech
'/>"/>

SOURCE Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Breast cancer prevention practices vary across Canada
2. S.C. BlueCross Creates Corporate Planning Unit, Promotes Davis to Vice President
3. S.C. BlueCross to Integrate Care Management with Personal Health Record in Real Time
4. BlueCare(R) Family Plan, a HUSKY Health Plan from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Connecticut, Raises Awareness, Funds and Diapers for New Haven Diaper Bank
5. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Corrects News Story about Drug Coverage Announcement
6. Independence Blue Cross Makes Music for Members Ears
7. Hundreds of RNs from Across U.S. and World to Join California Nurses Association/NNOC National Convention
8. Sean P. McLaughlin Joins Red Cross as Chief of Operations Support
9. Harvard Researchers Select S.C. BlueCross for National Honor
10. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Introduces New Health Plan Comparison Tool for Consumers
11. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Initiatives Recognized for Increasing Patient Safety and Efficiency
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/29/2014)... September 30, 2014 NAPW ... Professional, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the ... for leadership in medical device consulting. As the largest, ... spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association ... with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters. ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... 30, 2014 NAPW honors ... at Heaven Sent Consultation , as a 2014 ... with this prestigious distinction for leadership in marriage and ... professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry ... a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... NAPW honors Natalie W. ... Private Pediatrics of Palm Beach as a 2014 ... leadership in pediatrics and family care with this prestigious ... the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the ... vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... Park Avenue Dental, a leading ... A. Sherman who has dedicated his career to providing ... announced its inclusion in the Patient Connect 365 dentist ... to private accounts so that they may manage online ... system also allows patients to request appointments, better communicate ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 ... states their mission is to provide students with ... skills and awareness necessary to enhance their own ... Alliance of Fitness Professionals also benefits the community ... research, and service focused on the professional practice ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Sandra Lee Bennett, Independent Medical Device Professional, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Carmel T. Ross, Marriage and Family Therapist at Heaven Sent Consultation, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Dr. Natalie W. Geary, Owner / President of Private Pediatrics of Palm Beach, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:Florida’s Park Avenue Dental Now Part of Intuitive Patient Connect 365 Dentist Search Portal 2Health News:Florida’s Park Avenue Dental Now Part of Intuitive Patient Connect 365 Dentist Search Portal 3Health News:Narconon Louisiana New Life Retreat Announces Stephen Mogavero Now Certified as a Personal Trainer 2
... may contribute to the development or worsening of ... research abstract that will be presented Tuesday, June ... 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep ... sleep in preschool-age children significantly predicted worse parent-reported ...
... , MONDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) -- Spending on ... overall and especially among certain groups of patients, a new ... 18 and older who used glaucoma medication between 2001 and ... increased from $445 in 2001 to $557 in 2006. ...
... -- Patient-focused outcomes are emphasized in 10 updated performance ... that were released Monday by a trio of major ... for the use of individual practitioners and group practices ... with hypertension and those with stable coronary disease," Dr. ...
... at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have ... that contributes to chronic health problems. If they ... cells called macrophages, "We have a shot at a ... diabetes, heart disease and cancer," said Mukesh K. Jain, ...
... HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, June 13 (HealthDay News) ... by up to 73 percent, especially when babies are exclusively ... considered the best food for infants, and studies have shown ... for both infants and their mothers. Now, there is more ...
... American Association for Cancer Research is pleased to announce ... families and caregivers won first place in the ... Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Separately, it received three additional ... Society of Professional Journalists. "We are honored ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Sleep loss in early childhood may contribute to the development of ADHD symptoms 2Health News:Medical Groups Update Heart, Blood Pressure Care Guidelines 2Health News:Medical Groups Update Heart, Blood Pressure Care Guidelines 3Health News:Genetic factor controls health-harming inflammation in obese 2Health News:Breast-feeding May Shield Against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 2Health News:Breast-feeding May Shield Against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome 3Health News:AACR's CR magazine honored with 4 prestigious journalism awards 2
(Date:9/29/2014)... N.C. , Sept. 29, 2014   ... one of the "Best Places to Work in ... a national leader in the sales and support ... Record solutions for physicians.  TSI Healthcare has over ... the country. The program, sponsored by ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... 2014 Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: ... focused on the development and commercialization of a ... diseases and cholesterol gallstones, announced today that it ... Medical Ltd. (TASE: ITMR) ("Itamar Medical"), a publicly-traded ... by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... 29, 2014 On Friday, September ... 1.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day ... at 1,982.85, up 0.86%. The gains were broad based ... positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended ... has advanced 1.10% in the last one month. Investor-Edge ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TSI Healthcare Named One of Modern Healthcare's "Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for Third Consecutive Year 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals and Itamar Medical to Collaborate on Assessing Aramchol's Effect on Endothelial Function 2Galmed Pharmaceuticals and Itamar Medical to Collaborate on Assessing Aramchol's Effect on Endothelial Function 3Pharma Equities Technical Momentum - Provectus Biopharma, Shire, Impax Labs, Zogenix, and TherapeuticsMD 2Pharma Equities Technical Momentum - Provectus Biopharma, Shire, Impax Labs, Zogenix, and TherapeuticsMD 3Pharma Equities Technical Momentum - Provectus Biopharma, Shire, Impax Labs, Zogenix, and TherapeuticsMD 4Pharma Equities Technical Momentum - Provectus Biopharma, Shire, Impax Labs, Zogenix, and TherapeuticsMD 5
... 6, 2011 Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ... announced today that John McDermott, President and Chief Executive ... of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las ... ConferenceDate:Tuesday, May 10, 2011Time:3:40 p.m. PTAn audio Web cast ...
... N.M., May 6, 2011 Qforma, the leading provider of ... health sciences industry, announced today the appointment of Mark Spiers ... President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Pharma Solutions. ... leader in the pharmaceutical industry, to our Board," said Kelly ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Qforma Appoints New Member to Board of Directors 2
... to the National Academy of ... use of cardiac markers in ... is definitive of acute myocardial ... assay was designed for rapid ...
A fluorogenic enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) for the quantitative measurement of myoglobin in human serum or plasma aiding in the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Features : Dry che...
Clinical marker immunoassay kit for detection of Myoglobin....
AxSYM Myoglobin is a Microparticle Enzyme Immunoassay (MEIA) for the quantitative determination of myoglobin in human serum or plasma on the AxSYM System....
Medicine Products: