Defining virtual first care (V1C)

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Virtual first care characteristics

V1C is healthcare and it is characterized by:

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Virtual first care components

V1C companies integrate a fit-for-purpose selection of components to deliver their solution:

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Virtual first care use cases

We are proud to spotlight IMPACT members demonstrating the value of V1C in action.

Browse the library of use cases to see how virtual-first care is enabling expanded access to high quality, evidence-based virtual care for patients, healthcare providers, and payers in order to improve clinical and health economic outcomes.

IMPACT Resources in Action: How are you furthering V1C?

IMPACT tools are action-oriented and intended to help you in your everyday work! We would love to hear from you, so please use this form to tell us about how the IMPACT resources have helped you implement VIC and achieve new potentials.

Introducing IMPACT: Analyzing the Virtual-First Care Industry

The ‘IMPACT’ initiative, co-created by DiMe and ATA, aims to go beyond conventional telemedicine efforts that are layered on top of existing healthcare organizations, and to instead develop solutions that its organizers call “virtual-first.” Virtual first medical care combines digital medicine, communications technology, and clinical expertise for patient-centered healthcare. IMPACT is a pre-competitive collaboration of leading digital health companies, investors, payers, and consultants dedicated to supporting virtual-first medical organizations and their commitment to patient-centric care.

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