Catholic health system Mercy has announced plans to build a 120,000-square-foot Virtual Care Center to care for patients in multiple states in the central US.
According to their fundraising document, Mercy is the “nation’s number one integrated health system, providing a coordinated continuum of services” and consists of “more than 4,000 physicians and approximately 30,000 health care professionals.”
Mercy's goal is to reach all their members -
The Virtual Care Center will care for patients at multiple sites through a staff of cardiologists, intensivists, neurologists, pathologist, radiologist, pharmacists, and nurses. The clinician team will include case managers, disease management, and nurse-on-call services.
To my knowledge this will be the largest virtual care center in the US and will likely spearhead the development of other multispecialty virtual care centers.
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