Digital Health

Direct Scheduling for Video Visits

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Access, Digital Health

Social distancing has accelerated the pace of delivering virtual healthcare across the globe—including right here in Northern California, the heart of technology and innovation.

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Accessing Virtual Care for Mental Health

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Access, Digital Health

It is normal and quite common to experience stress or anxiety during uncertain times. Adjusting to major life changes—such as transitioning to working from a home office, facing economic challenges, or helping children or teens navigate distance learning—can amplify daily pressures. Sutter Health Plus connects members to high-quality care and resources to support mental health in everyday life.

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Scheduling a Video Visit in Three Easy Steps

Posted by on Apr 29, 2020 in Access, Digital Health, Innovation

The way people receive routine healthcare is rapidly shifting, thanks to the availability of convenient telehealth options. For everyday health needs, many doctors, nurses and certified clinicians are able to provide care for a wide range of services and conditions through video visits.

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Sutter Health Plus Takes Additional Steps to Help Members During Pandemic

Posted by on Apr 23, 2020 in Access, Affordability, Digital Health, Innovation, News

Sutter Health Plus is committed to ensuring members have access to the care they need, especially at a time when people are concerned about their health. Today, the health plan is announcing its decision to waive cost-sharing for members who receive covered services related to treatment of a COVID-19 diagnosis through Sept. 30, 2020, or uses telehealth to seek care for covered services through Dec. 31, 2020.

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A Member’s Journey to Health through Innovative Care

Posted by on Dec 12, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, People

Jaime Sanchez (right) with his fiancé, Elise.

As a single father of four children, Jaime Sanchez admits he hasn’t always made his health a priority—or even checked in regularly with a doctor. Jaime, 40, works as a mechanic in Colma, CA, and between his job and his children, he never found the time to talk to a physician about his weight or concern he might have diabetes, something that runs in his family.

That all changed when Jaime’s employer, Serramonte Volkswagon, began offering Sutter Health Plus to employees. Jaime enrolled in Sutter Health Plus and selected Dr. Yumi DiAngi Taylor as his primary care physician (PCP).

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Same-Day Prescription Delivery in the Bay Area

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Innovation

After a trip to a Sutter Walk-In Care location, a video visit, or perhaps a scheduled appointment with a primary care physician, many Sutter Health Plus members will need a prescription filled.

Sutter Health Plus members in a select Bay Area delivery zone have access to free, same-day retail pharmacy delivery through Alto Pharmacy—for many prescription drugs—at the same cost share as picking them up.

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