In The News: Overlake Medical Center & Clinics Sees Early Investments in Digital Health Pay Off During Pandemic with Increased Opportunities for Education and Engagement
June 25, 2020
Wildflower Health interviewed Felicia Garrett, Director of Marketing, Communications, Public Relations & Community Engagement at Overlake Medical Center & Clinics about Overlake's technological advancements in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the importance of seeking routine and emergent medical care.
From the article: "Integrating virtual visits and other digital support into our care delivery during COVID-19 allowed patients, many of whom were otherwise not seeking care, to continue seeing their regular primary care and specialty care providers much faster than in person,” said Felicia Garrett, director of marketing and public relations for Overlake “We don’t want patients to delay their medical needs or ignore symptoms. Early detection improves our ability to provide the most comprehensive and effective care. Chronic conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure don’t take a break during a pandemic. Accidents and injuries still happen. Heart attacks and strokes still strike. And pregnancies continue to progress towards birth.”
Read the full article here.