In the News: RI physicians group to launch online platform

Seniorlink was highlighted in the Providence Journal about the launching of the virtual care collaboration platform, Vela through the Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corp. (RIPCPC). In the initial 6-month pilot program, approximately 500 patients will be targeted to measure improved communication, patient satisfaction, medication management and more.

Via Providence Journal:

The RIPCPC represents 150 primary-care physicians and more than 200 specialty-care member physicians. The group’s primary-care physicians provide care for more than 150,000 Rhode Islanders.

“Our mission is to provide cost-effective, high-quality care, and with a novel platform like Vela, we will be able to improve our ability to reach, engage and support our patients and family caregivers,” said Noah Benedict, chief operating officer of RIPCPC. “From clinical to financial questions, technology innovations like Vela are essential to making it easier for all members of a care management program to engage in a meaningful way.”

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