Amid a return to utilization of in-person health care, telehealth and issues highlighted by the pandemic, such as health equity, will continue to grow in influence within health and well-being strategies, said Michael Thompson, president and chief executive officer of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions.
AJMC®: Hello, I’m Matthew Gavidia. Today on the MJH Life Sciences Medical World News®, The American Journal of Managed Care® is pleased to welcome Michael Thompson, president and chief executive officer of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, or National Alliance, who will speak on a recent study by his organization titled, “Pulse of the Purchaser 2021 to 2023 Directions in Workforce, Benefits, and Health Equity.”
A significant trend toward virtual care was observed in the survey, even among small employers who are currently using or considering telehealth. As we transition to a stabilized business environment, what influence will telehealth have on care delivery for physical and behavioral issues?