MDLIVE, a leading telehealth provider of online and on-demand healthcare delivery services and software, has launched a solution, named CareLink, which assists health plans and systems to enhance various clinical quality metrics, counting both HEDIS® scores and Star Ratings through MDLIVE providers and technologies. Based in Sunrise, FL, MDLIVE delivers the CareLink telehealth services through its Care Connector Portal which enables care coordinators to schedule online appointments for their members.
The solution is easy to get online at a patient’s convenience to deliver quick, efficient, high-quality virtual consults. Moreover, by enhancing an array of quality metrics, the CareLink solutions results in a different ways to a health plan and system, including increased reimbursements and bonuses, enhanced quality metrics allowing for better positioning and marketing, optimistic influence of potential new employer groups, advancements in patient safety and outcomes, amplifies in program enrollment, and overall lower costs as compared to in-person visits. Ahead of the launch of CareLink, MDLIVE CEO Rich Berner stated that improved patient outcomes, increased member engagement, and lower overall healthcare costs are clear advantages that MDLIVE’s CareLink can deliver to both health plans and health systems. He further said that telehealth is the future of healthcare and provides benefits to patients, healthcare providers, and plans that traditional office-based models cannot offer alone.
Moreover, Berner noted that his company is pleased that Optima Health is taking advantage of its extensive online provider network and innovative telehealth platform. We look forward to rolling out this initiative with other health plans and systems this year throughout the U.S, Berner added. MDLIVE is focused on delivering high-quality, convenient, cost-effective online medical, dermatological and behavioral healthcare. The company continuously looks to shatter scientific and industry blockades by pairing cutting-edge technologies, automation philosophies and evidence-based content with an aim to advance both efficiency and quality.