Cleveland Clinic’s digital well being three way partnership is partnering with membership digital care firm ReviveHealth to permit Revive members to get on-line second opinions from Clinic physicians.
The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic is a three way partnership between it and telehealth big Amwell. Revive will supply the net second-opinion choice on its Revive Plus+ plan, which prices $59 a month. The corporate additionally gives a $29 monthly plan.
“The imaginative and prescient of ReviveHealth is a future the place each individual, no matter circumstance, has entry to reasonably priced, simplified healthcare and the sources and assist wanted to stay their healthiest lives,” Dr. John J. Walker, CEO and president of ReviveHealth, stated in a press release.
“We’re gratified to have the ability to companion with The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic to deliver digital second opinions to our members. This partnership permits ReviveHealth to deliver to these we serve the world-class providers of the Cleveland Clinic by way of progressive telehealth applied sciences at no further value past their month-to-month membership. No co-pays, no deductibles, no hidden bills. Simply superlative care once you want it most, from the comfort of your property.”
WHY IT MATTERS
Some research have proven second opinions can have an effect on remedy plans or diagnoses.
A examine of 173 common inner drugs sufferers revealed in PLOS ONE final 12 months discovered 13% obtained a brand new prognosis after a second opinion, and 56% began a brand new remedy.
A 2017 retrospective examine revealed within the Journal of Analysis in Medical Apply discovered closing diagnoses had been distinctly totally different from referral diagnoses in 21% of circumstances, and in 66% of circumstances, closing diagnoses had been refined in contrast with the referral.
“We’re excited to supply ReviveHealth members coping with important medical situations the chance to have Cleveland Clinic skilled physicians evaluation their diagnoses and remedy plans,” Frank McGillin, CEO of The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic, stated in a press release.
“Our partnership with ReviveHealth supplies us with a good higher alternative to unlock entry to the world’s greatest healthcare experience so nobody is left behind.”
THE LARGER TREND
Cleveland Clinic launched its three way partnership with Amwell, then referred to as American Properly, in October 2019.
Since then, the digital well being and telehealth areas have modified dramatically, particularly because the pandemic pushed suppliers and sufferers to make use of telehealth extra continuously. Although telehealth utilization declined in June, telehealth claims grew considerably between August 2019 and August 2020.
Funding in digital well being can also be on the rise. In accordance with Rock Well being, digital well being corporations obtained $14.7 billion in funding by way of the primary half of 2021. That quantity already surpasses 2020’s full-year whole of $14.6 billion.