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Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages New platform allows urgent care providers to provide convenient urgent care to patients and evaluate patients for COVID-19 testing

 

June 09, 2020 – Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care launched its v...

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages

Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care Offers Video Visits to Patients of All Ages

New platform allows urgent care providers to provide convenient urgent care to patients and evaluate patients for COVID-19 testing

 

June 09, 2020 – Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care launched its video visit platform, providing patients as young as one year old with urgent care services from the comfort of their homes. In addition to assessing and treating a host of non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries that Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care can also see in its centers, patients can use video visits to get screened for COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing.

Patients can quickly and effortlessly access Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care video visits online at www.gohealthuc.com/nc. If their Novant Health-GoHealth provider determines during the video visit that they need to be seen in person, patients are directed a nearby Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center where they will complete their visit – only registering and paying once.

“People who access our video visits will experience the same excellent service and quality of care we’ve provided all along in North Carolina,” said Kirsten P. Jones, Market President for Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. “We want the communities we serve to know we are here for you, whether in-person or virtually, and we are proud to be able to expand our services to more provide safe and convenient care during this difficult time.”

Video visits play a crucial role in the fight against COVID-19, allowing patients who have COVID-19 symptoms or are interested in COVID-19 testing to be evaluated by a Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care provider over video without leaving the safety of their homes. Patients who need a COVID-19 diagnostic test will be directed by the provider to their nearest Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care sample collection site, where they will be met curbside by our team members.

The medical records from video visits are integrated with Novant Health’s electronic medical record system, allowing patients who have a Novant Health primary care provider, pediatrician or specialist to easily share details of their video visits with their other Novant Health providers.

About GoHealth Urgent Care

GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country’s fastest-growing, largest and most technology-forward urgent care companies. At GoHealth Urgent Care, we provide unparalleled experiences that are effortless, personal and connected through partnerships with market-leading health systems and our communities as a whole. GoHealth Urgent Care operates approximately 150 urgent care centers in the greater New York metropolitan area, the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington metropolitan area, the San Francisco Bay Area, Hartford and South Eastern Connecticut, Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Northwest Arkansas and Delaware. GoHealth Urgent Care is a TPG Growth portfolio company, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, which has more than $103 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.gohealthuc.com.

 

About Novant Health

Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience to communities in Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia. The Novant Health network consists of more than 1,600 physicians and over 29,000 employees that provide care at nearly 700 locations, including 15 hospitals and hundreds of outpatient facilities and physician clinics. In 2020, Novant Health was the only healthcare system in North Carolina to be included on Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity list. Diversity MBA Magazine has also ranked Novant Health third on its 2019 list of "Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work." Novant Health provided more than $993.2 million in community benefit, including financial assistance and services, in 2019.For more information, please visit our website at NovantHealth.org.

 

GoHealth Urgent Care media contact:
Mandy Moug
(703) 390-1513

Novant Health media contact:
Megan Rivers
(844) 536-3288

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Virtual Pediatric Care Now Available from Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

Virtual Pediatric Care Now Available from Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

 

May 12, 2020 – Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is now offering dedicated pediatric Virtual Visits in New York for children as young as 1-year-old.

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Virtual Pediatric Care Now Available from Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

Virtual Pediatric Care Now Available from Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care

 

May 12, 2020 – Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is now offering dedicated pediatric Virtual Visits in New York for children as young as 1-year-old.

From the comfort of home, pediatric patients will receive virtual care from the same board-certified pediatricians that provide care at Cohen Children’s Northwell Health GoHealth Pediatric Urgent Care locations, ensuring a consistent and high-quality patient care experience. If a center visit is required as a follow up, parents will have the option of our two Pediatric Urgent Care locations or any of our 50 other locations across the greater New York area for seamless and fast care.

“When your child needs care, things like weather, car seats, traffic and drive-time that can make a sick child even more uncomfortable should not be barriers,” said Sarah Arora, President, Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care. “Virtual Visits change the game for parents by eliminating these issues and ensuring that you can get the same high-quality pediatric care in an instant.”

“Our pediatric urgent care physicians are part of the nationally-ranked Cohen Children’s Medical Center continuum of care, and with the launch of our pediatric virtual care platform, we are able to extend this high-quality standard of care to pediatric patients where ever they are physically located in the State of New York,” said Adam Boll, Executive Director of Joint Venture Operations at Northwell Health. “This is an exciting step in our continued journey to provide our patients with convenient, specialized care in the setting of their choice.”

Dr. Lynda Gerberg, Lead Pediatrician at Cohen Children’s Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, sees Virtual Care as an exciting tool to connect parents and providers more seamlessly. “We’re now able to conveniently treat a variety of common concerns that kids frequently have, such as colds, pink eye, rash, seasonal allergies and more with Virtual Visits, saving time for busy families,” she said.

Parents can learn more about pediatric services and book a Virtual Visit online (https://www.gohealthuc.com/nyc/virtual-visits-peds) while having the peace of mind that expert pediatricians from Cohen Children's Northwell Health-GoHealth Pediatric Urgent Care centers are available for their family seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care’s network consists of 52 urgent care centers across New York, in four boroughs, Westchester and Long Island. Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care offers Virtual Visits for the whole family, and each center offers extended hours and is open on weekends and holidays. For more information, visit https://www.gohealthuc.com/nyc.

About GoHealth Urgent Care

GoHealth Urgent Care is one of the country’s fastest-growing, largest and most technology-forward urgent care companies. At GoHealth Urgent Care, we provide unparalleled experiences that are effortless, personal and connected through partnerships with market-leading health systems and our communities as a whole. GoHealth Urgent Care operates approximately 150 urgent care centers in the greater New York metropolitan area, the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington metropolitan area, the San Francisco Bay Area, Hartford and South Eastern Connecticut, Winston-Salem and Charlotte, North Carolina, St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Northwest Arkansas and Delaware. GoHealth Urgent Care is a TPG Growth portfolio company, the middle market and growth equity investment platform of TPG, which has more than $103 billion of assets under management. To learn more, please visit www.gohealthuc.com.

 

About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, about 750 outpatient facilities and more than 13,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 70,000 employees – 16,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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