Digital Health

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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Four Ways Healthcare Access is Changing

Posted by on Sep 18, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Innovation, People

Rob Carnaroli serves as vice president of sales for Sutter Health Plus.

In this article published in the September 17, 2019 issue of BenefitsPRO, Sutter Health Plus Vice President of Sales Rob Carnaroli explains trends in how people shop for and access health care.

As we head into fall open enrollment season, it’s important for brokers to pause and scan the marketplace for their clients. In Northern California, the global center of technology and innovation, we’re seeing clear trends in how people shop for and access health care. The single marketplace differentiator is convenience for consumers.

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Pharmacy Benefits: More than Just Prescription Coverage

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Innovation, Network

woman looking at computer

Sutter Health Plus partners with Express Scripts® for prescription drug benefits, including retail, mail order and specialty prescriptions. As the largest independent manager of pharmacy benefits in the United States, members have access to more than just prescription drug coverage.

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2019 Consumer Insights and Trends in Healthcare

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Innovation

People today are increasingly more willing to use modern approaches to healthcare. From virtual care to emerging technologies, the employee benefits industry is designing coverage options to include innovative, new ways to access care. Take a few minutes to read through the following consumer insights and trends—and then determine if your benefit offerings are delivering what your employees want from a health plan.

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Virtual Access to Primary Care

Posted by on Jun 19, 2019 in Access, Digital Health, Innovation

Shot of a young woman using a digital tablet while sitting in a modern office

Sutter Health Plus members in the San Francisco Peninsula area now have access to TeraPractice, an innovative virtual-first primary care experience that offers easy, mobile access to personalized care.

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