Healthcare providers finally have an easy way to integrate nutritional services into e-consultations and telemedicine based on Diet ID and ConferMED
DETROIT, MI – AUGUST 21, 2020 – COVID-19 has fueled rapid growth in telehealth. 46 percent of Americans are now using telehealth to replace personal health visits (1). In response to this growing trend, primary care practices need virtual, effective tools to improve the patient experience. As a leading provider of eConsults, ConferMed has developed a virtual care experience that can be easily customized to help providers meet the unique needs of each patient.
To improve the E-Consult solution, ConferMed introduced Diet ID, a digital, image-based diet assessment tool that enables primary care practices to quickly assess a patient's diet and develop a comprehensive diet and lifestyle plan that is tailored to each individual tailored is patient. The partnership enables ConferMed to provide a state-of-the-art telemedicine solution that drives patient engagement and can be reimbursed through Medicare and private insurance plans for medical nutritional therapy.
Dr. David Katz, CEO and Founder of Diet ID, commented, "We are very excited to be working with ConferMed – another pioneer in paving the way for more personalized virtual interactions in healthcare."
Dr. Daren Anderson, President of ConferMed commented, “This partnership will help further improve our patient-centric telehealth platform for primary care and ensure that all patients receive the support and care they need.
The ConferMed and Diet ID solution launches this fall with several primary care practices in the United States. For more information or interview requests, please contact Alison Hankins at 303-709-5246 or (email protected)
1- McKinsey COVID-19 Consumer Survey, April 27, 2020.