April is Medicaid Awareness month and we want to share some important facts around the impact of Medicaid coverage, as well as the benefits telehealth systems can offer—such as an eConsult platform—to more effectively provide services to this patient population.READ MORE
eConsults Can Decrease Unnecessary Specialist Referrals by 70%, Saving $3M in Annual Referral Costs for Every 100K Members*
With $0 upfront costs or implementation fees, you don’t need to create a new budget to run an eConsult program. You’re already paying for specialist visits.Use our ROI calculator to see how much we can save you.
*Based on AristaMD data
RESULT IN A REFERRAL2
AVE COST PER SPECIALIST VISIT2
How much could you save?
1 NAMCS 2015: Rui P, Okeyode T. National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2015
2 Barnett et al; Arch Intern Med. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 February 09
3 MEPS (Medical Expenditure Panel Survey): STATISTICAL BRIEF #484: Expenses for Office-Based Physician Visits by Specialty, 2013
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While health systems are rapidly adopting telehealth platforms to support value-based care arrangements, these solutions also create significant value for traditional (fee-for-service) lines of business. In particular, eConsults benefit both the patient and provider by enhancing quality of care, efficiency and experience.READ MORE
Managed Medicaid plans could be losing out on millions of contracted lives (and money) by lagging in the adoption of digital telehealth resources to improve access to care and patient outcomes. Leveraging an eConsult solution is a proven way to increase access to high-quality care while lowering system cost, ensuring innovation scoring opportunities are not missed.READ MORE
Through AristaMD’s eConsult platform, PCPs now have timely access to addiction medicine specialists who can help reduce the risk of addiction, identify addiction and effectively manage patients with addiction; overall reducing the potential for opioid abuse, and reducing morbidity and mortality.READ MORE
San Diego County Community Health Center North County Health Services (NCHS) is leveraging eConsults to significantly improve referral processes, increasing access to specialty care while improving quality of care and reducing excess healthcare spend.READ MORE
Curbside consultation is routine for many physicians. However, a brief review on potential shortcomings of this practice is essential to ensure solutions are in place to enable the best possible patient care. eConsults addresse many issues within these informal exchanges, including missing or incomplete patient information, the lack of access to physical exam findings, and other relevant data and/or lab results.READ MORE
By Adam Darkins, CSO, AristaMD Featured on Healthcare Analytics News December 2018 At a time when community health centers (CHCs) are challenged to integrate care across the continuum and deliver value, eConsult platforms are a means of digitally enhancingREAD MORE
eConsults decrease specialist referrals by 70%, saving $3M in annual referral costs per 100K members
Within value-based care models, it has become increasingly important for healthcare providers to focus on optimizing the referral process. eConsult platforms decrease healthcare costs that stem from unnecessary referrals, chronic disease management, and high-risk patients.READ MORE
There is a growing problem with access to specialty care. Many factors contribute to this specialist shortage, and the problem is only getting worse. Telehealth tools such as eConsults can help close the gap in care and ensure timely treatment for all.READ MORE