Adolescent physical and mental health concerns are on the rise: Here’s what we can do
With the COVID-19 pandemic, the last few years have presented challenges for all of us. Children and adolescents have been no exception to the physical and mental health concerns that are on the rise. In fact, a recent study(1) looked at mental health issues in the college student population and found: 41% have been […]
Breaking the mold: why UCM’s model is better for the patient
By Keith Algozzine, PA-C, founder and CEO, UCM Digital Health Typical virtual care is built upon a model of siloed care – and it’s even worse than you think. Many digital health providers utilize a mix of many disparate companies or point solutions, that provide stand-alone, fractioned components of patient care – like primary care, urgent care, […]
Closing the Gaps in Care: The impact of having a care coordinator on your side
Sharon Miller, LCSW-R, CCM, Vice President of Clinical Operations at UCM Digital Health “The care coordinator really acts as a partner in the patient’s healthcare. We take the stress and anxiety out of the healthcare system and do the work for our patients.” – Sharon Miller Feeling confused and frustrated trying to navigate the ins […]
What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas.
Sharing insights from the nation’s leading benefits conference. Marla Moskal, Vice President of Marketing This week, I attended the Human Resource Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, along with Winnie Tantraporn, Vice President of Employer Sales, Steve Weissblum, Chief Revenue Officer, and Dr. Mike Bibighaus, Founder and Chief Medical Officer. We met […]
The problem that ails healthcare is that primary care isn’t good enough.
Do patients want primary care as much as the healthcare system wants them to want primary care? By Keith Algozzine, PA-C, founder and CEO, UCM Digital Health In healthcare, we must identify the problems. But not just the problems – the correct problems. In this case, in today’s blog post, I want to focus on the […]
COVID: Calling all medical providers to put our patients first.
With a more acute focus on how we use healthcare resources to treat our most at-risk COVID patients, we will see a better outcome for all, while reducing the harmful effects on those not at risk. By Keith Algozzine, PA-C, founder and CEO, UCM Digital Health It’s time for both the longstanding medical leadership and […]
Healthcare Industry: Stop pumping out solutions and focus on the right problems
Healthcare is often doing it wrong, especially when it comes to emergency medicine and triage. by Keith Algozzine, PA-C “If I had 60 minutes to save the planet, I would spend 59 of them identifying the problem and one minute on the solution.” That quote by Albert Einstein is applicable to many industries these days […]