Author: Welkin

The Opioid Epidemic: A Deep Dive into an American Disaster with Dr. Andrew Herring

We sat down to discuss the opioid epidemic with an expert, Dr. Andrew Herring, Attending Emergency Physician, Associate Director of Research, and Medical Director of Highland Hospital-Alameda Health System’s substance use disorder treatment program. It’s an especially urgent issue, with a recent report sharing a grim reality: last year alone, 93,000 Americans died of an opioid overdose, a 29 percent increase over 2019. Dr. Herring...Read More >

Team Member Spotlight: Zack Douglas

At Welkin Health, we believe a company is only as amazing as its people. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving the lives of care teams and want to show off the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make that happen. We’ll be doing a Q&A with some of our extraordinary team members to show off the people behind the product. Our very own Zack...Read More >

The Future of Women’s Care from a Top Gynecologist

Dr. Kathy Gregory has been practicing in women’s health for a quarter-century. In that time, she’s started her own practice, seen the rise of electronic medical records and other technology-based care enablers, embraced telehealth, and looked for ways to make care streamlined and effective. Now this early adopter shares why genomics, the branch of molecular biology focused on the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of...Read More >

When Women’s Healthcare is Personal

Inspired by something very personal, Joe Connolly founded Visana Health to offer greater access to women’s healthcare through a comprehensive virtual health platform. We sat down with Joe to chat about what sparked his passion for ensuring more women get the healthcare they need, telehealth, and what the future looks like in the field. Often people start companies because of something deeply meaningful to them...Read More >

Putting Providers at the Heart of Care Management Technology: Say Hello to the New Welkin Health

One of the most powerful questions you can ask as a leader is this: If you could do it all over again, what would you do differently?  A year ago I took the helm as CEO of Welkin Health -- and it was in a strategy session shortly thereafter where we asked this question. In the intervening weeks, we also formed a new team, launched...Read More >

Team Member Spotlight: Dima Limonov

At Welkin Health, we believe a company is only as amazing as its people. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving the lives of care teams and want to show off the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make that happen. We’ll be doing a Q&A with one of our extraordinary team members to show off the people behind the product. Our very own Dmitri...Read More >

Why Online Doctor and Healthcare Reviews Matter

Healthcare organizations nowadays can’t run away from the impact of their online reviews on their reputation. A recent study from MobiHealthNews showed that 95 percent of U.S. adults trust online ratings and reviews, and 70 percent of them said that they heavily rely on online reputations when choosing their doctors. Online healthcare reviews serve as proof of the quality of your services. These reviews can...Read More >

Tia’s Dr. Kathleen Jordan on COVID-19, A Prison System as Proving Ground for Telemedicine, and the Future of Virtually-integrated Care

Dr. Kathleen Jordan, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at Tia, has a unique perspective on COVID-19. At the start of the pandemic, she was serving as Chief Medical Officer at Saint Francis Memorial in San Francisco. Dr. Jordan leveraged her infectious disease and internal medicine background to care for patients and support her team in the face of enormous unknowns. We had the good...Read More >

Team Member Spotlight: Adoran Moshe

At Welkin Health, we believe a company is only as amazing as its people. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving the lives of care teams and want to show off the people who work tirelessly behind the scenes to make that happen. We’ll be doing a Q&A with one of our extraordinary team members to show off the people behind the product. Our very own Adoran...Read More >

How to Implement Care Management in Healthcare Systems

You’ve studied up on all the latest treatments, stocked your lab, and refined your front office procedures—but have you and your healthcare providers looked into the benefits of Care Management? Care Management is team-based care delivery that centers around patients—their specific conditions, circumstances, and demographics—to make their care and your costs more effective and efficient. Studies cited in the Annals of Family Medicine have demonstrated...Read More >