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News Story: CDPHP, MVP team up to offer Virtual ER in response to COVID-19

The two health insurers will now provide virtual care to their more than 1 million members combined. The The Daily Gazette shares today’s news that health insurers CDPHP and MVP Health Care have teamed up to offer UCM – Virtual ER‘s telemedicine and emergency to more than 1 million members. Read the full story.

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A Letter from UCM Virtual Health’s Chief Medical Officer

Providing insight and information on COVID-19 Hello, As Chief Medical Officer at UCM Digital Health, I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts directly with you in regard to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Fundamentally, I’d like to share a message of diligence and calm — and to assure you […]

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Medical Minute: Coronavirus

UCM’s Virtual ER can help answer your Coronavirus questions and concerns UCM Digital Health and the Coronavirus: How we can help Health officials recommend the use of virtual healthcare as cases of the flu and coronavirus affect patients. Our emergency medical team provides emergency medicine triage by leveraging telehealth technology. We are directly connected to the […]

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News Story: WNYT’s Health Beat Segment Features ER Anywhere

Benita Zahn takes a deeper look at the success of the program powered by UCM’s Virtual ER UCM Digital Health CEO Keith Algozzine joined Ali Skinner, CDPHP’s VP of Communications Strategy (at left), and Benita Zahn, WNYT anchor and host of the popular and informative Health Beat segment to discuss the success of the CDPHP’s ER Anywhere offering — powered by […]

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News Story: CDPHP, MVP team up to offer Virtual ER in response to COVID-19

The two health insurers will now provide virtual care to their more than 1 million members combined. The The Daily Gazette shares today’s news that health insurers CDPHP and MVP Health Care have teamed up to offer UCM – Virtual ER‘s telemedicine and emergency to more than 1 million members. Read the full story.

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News Story: Times Union reports Virtual ER coming to tens of thousands in Capital Region

CDPHP, United Concierge Medicine announce significant expansion to 85,000 Medicaid members Times Union reporter Bethany Bump recently covered the announcement that the ER Anywhere virtual emergency room service will soon become available to tens of thousands of Medicaid members across the Capital Region, following a successful pilot project in Rensselaer County yielded 99 percent patient […]

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News Story: CDPHP Expands Telemedicine Program for Medicaid Patients

Move follows successful test rollout in Rensselaer County The Daily Gazette reported on the news that CDPHP has decided to expand the ER Anywhere telemedicine program for Medicaid patients after a successful test rollout in Rensselaer County. To read the full article, including quotes from CDPHP spokeswoman Ali Skinner and UCM Virtual ER co-founder and CEO Keith Algozzine, follow […]

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Press Release: CDPHP and United Concierge Medicine Announce Plans to Expand Program

ER Anywhere Pilot Produces Impressive Results: 97% ER avoidance, 99% patient satisfaction. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CDPHP and United Concierge Medicine Announce Plans to Expand Program Albany, NY, Jan. 27, 2020 — With Medicaid spending on the minds of most county leaders in New York, CDPHP today announced plans to expand access to ER Anywhere. The virtual health care […]

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News Story: Times Union highlights ER Anywhere

Gov. Cuomo’s call for reducing Medicaid costs highlights need for Virtual ER as a solution The Times Union and journalist Amanda Fries covered the recent news of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Medicaid Redesign Team — and in the article, included a quote from Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin, who mentioned ER Anywhere as a solution for reducing […]

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Medical Minute: Dealing with the Flu

When the flu hits, identifying symptoms right away is key — and UCM’s Virtual ER can help Call UCM’s Virtual ER the moment you feel flu-like symptoms— it could save you a trip to the emergency room! A PATIENT’S STORY: Asthma and the flu, a complicated combo James, a 23-year-old known asthmatic, called UCM Virtual […]

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