On International Nurses Day, RNs from around the country say telehealth, mobile apps and, yes, electronic health records have been integral to providing seamless patient care at their organizations.
The apps will team up with the White House to bring riders to and from 80,000 vaccination sites at no charge through July 4.
"I consider telehealth integral to quality, safe and continuous care delivery so crucial to my patients and me," said Dr. Sujatha Raman of Raleigh Medical Group.
The company announced earlier this year that it would be expanding availability into all 50 states.
The "Digital Green Certificate" is on track to be rolled out by June.
The software, Outcomes, includes medication therapy management, digital patient engagement and pharmacy telehealth tools.
It has also made for happier clinicians who rely on wireless handhelds to treat patients and now don't have to worry about dead spots causing delays with clinical alerts.
"We don't need patchwork solutions. We need structural solutions," said Emanuel, a member of President Biden's COVID-19 advisory board, in a wide-ranging HITN interview.
The product, called Optum Virtual Care, is aimed at integrating in-person care, telehealth, home care and behavioral care, company leaders said on an earnings call this past week.
More than 75% were in remission after 90 days at the Southern California health system, which expanded its use to help combat mental health issues caused by COVID-19.