From virtual work meetings to video chats with family and friends, people are embracing new ways to connect with each other. For some, accessing healthcare through a video visit has helped save time and money—especially with the rising cost of gas.
Tera Practice, a virtual-first approach to primary care, is an innovative digital health model that was established by the Sutter Health network to enhance human connection and deliver a positive experience. Tera recently expanded to a new Bay Area location in Oakland, welcoming Dr. Jonathan S. Lee.
For much of his life, Sutter Health Plus member Otis G. has seen healthcare providers through in-person visits. Today, Otis is finding success in achieving many of his wellness goals by embracing a virtual-first approach to primary care called Tera Practice.
The CVS Caremark® Member Portal provides on-demand access to a variety of tools and features for Sutter Health Plus members to understand and manage their prescriptions, 24/7.
When life gets busy, it can be difficult to find time to manage health. Sutter Health Plus members have access to a variety of online tools and resources to help manage their wellness, care, and coverage from home or on-the-go when it’s convenient for their schedule, 24/7.
Kathy is a Bay Area resident who is living with a chronic, long-term condition. Over the past year, she struggled to find engaged providers who offered care options that fit her needs. Kathy learned about Tera—a virtual-first approach to primary care that is in the Sutter Health Plus network.
Tera, a virtual-first approach to primary care, is an innovative digital health model that was established by Sutter Health prior to the pandemic. With Tera, a dedicated medical team focuses on helping members live their healthiest lives. The Tera care team includes a primary care physician (PCP), licensed nurse, health coach, and nurse practitioner who all provide in-person or virtual care.
In many cases, a video visit for everyday health needs, advice, or follow-up care can be a quick, convenient alternative to making the trip for an in-person visit.
As we enter the new year, many people are reflecting on the challenging events of 2020—and those that continue to define our daily lives. Some people’s ability to prepare for and effectively respond to the ongoing ups and downs of the times may be waning.
In this article published in the Sacramento Business Journal, Silicon Valley Business Journal, and San Francisco Business Times, Rob Carnaroli, Sutter Health Plus Vice President of Sales, discusses telehealth, virtual care, and other healthcare trends in 2020.