Author: Nur Ozyildirim

The Evolution of Digital Health to Mobile Integrated Health

New and streamlined approaches to health care delivery focused on the patient experience and centered on making it as convenient, and safe, as possible. The vehicle to accomplish this was first through telehealth. Now, the model has evolved to a combination of digital and in-person care, with the two merging together to deliver an even […]

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A Thanksgiving Disaster Averted

The holidays are some of the best times of the year and often also the most stressful. Seasonal illnesses are common and accidents and injuries inevitably happen.  Jen and Tom are new parents with a toddler. Last year, the couple was hosting 15 of their family members for their annual Thanksgiving celebration. The two of […]

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Digital Solutions to Enhance Population Health Strategies and Improve Care

Understanding and implementing effective population health strategies will allow for better patient management and care by enhancing communication with the patient, coordinating care, lowering health and other risks, and processing and aggregating data. The end goal for population health is to enhance the outcomes and quality of care while managing costs. Digital solutions and technologies […]

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Mental health care and so much more

The UCM Digital Health team goes above and beyond to help a patient dealing with anxiety and other life challenges. Carlos is a 25-year-old man who suffers from severe anxiety. He has dealt with it on and off since he was a teenager, but life challenges this past year have just been a lot for […]

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Hardworking Patient Gets In-Person and Virtual Care

Juan had been busy keeping up with his hectic schedule – long work hours, going to school at night, and trying to balance his personal and family commitments. Because of this, he had been neglecting his health. In fact, he couldn’t remember the last time he saw a doctor, even for just a regular check-up. […]

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Immediate Care and UTI Treatment for an Uncomfortable Patient

Phyllis started a new job about 6 months ago. In her onboarding materials, she noticed that one of her employer-sponsored benefits is access to UCM Digital Health for 24/7 on-demand healthcare. Luckily, she is generally healthy and doesn’t need to seek care very often.  However, recently Phyllis has been suffering from some uncomfortable symptoms. Last […]

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A New Parent’s Worst Nightmare Prevented

Kim has been going through some exciting changes in her life lately. But more important than anything else, Kim is a new mom to a 1-month-old daughter.  One night, she was following her usual routine of feeding her daughter in the middle of the night when all of a sudden, her baby began to spit […]

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Virtual ER launches for Albany County residents

The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Unit of the Albany County Sheriff’s Office announced a partnership with UCM Digital Health on Tuesday, bringing telehealth solutions to emergency calls countywide. The collaboration provides patients with access to virtual care during emergencies by a UCM provider who serves as an extension of EMS treatment. “When an EMS crew […]

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UCM Digital Health partners with New York first responders to bring digital health to emergency calls

UCM Digital Health is partnering with the Albany County Sheriff’s Department in New York to integrate digital health tools into emergency calls. The partnership will provide emergency medical service teams access to a UCM provider. If the EMS team decides that a patient doesn’t need to go to a hospital, a UCM clinician can step […]

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Telemedicine could offer relief to overburdened Albany County hospitals

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple announced Tuesday his office is teaming up with Troy-based UCM Digital Health to solve the issue with virtual house calls. He said the new service would be especially helpful to the hilltowns, where patients may hesitate to make the trip to a hospital in a city. The goal is to […]

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