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Inclusive Healthcare: The Business Benefits of Virtual Care

60 minutes

Spurred by need for rapid adoption of remote healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic, providers are increasingly leveraging virtual care programs to optimize the delivery of care, reach patients in remote locations, mitigate chronic disease management, improve care quality, and increase patient satisfaction.

But what about the business benefits of virtual care?

In this panel discussion, we will discuss how improving access to healthcare virtually can go hand-in-hand with a positive impact on your business economics touching on subjects such as:

  • Consumer expectations when seeking personalized, integrated care post-COVID.
  • Serving Patients in their communities and homes to increase care accessibility.
  • Addressing staff shortages and better use of costly resources.
  • Considerations when modeling investment returns for virtual care.
  • Lessons from the field.


Stuart Levine

Stuart Levine, MD, MHA

Dr. Stuart Levine is Chief Medical Officer for VillageMD. In this position, Dr. Levine is responsible for all clinical care and clinicians, quality of care and total cost of care insuring the company achieves the quadruple aim as a member of the executive team. Dr. Levine joined VillageMD from Chicago Pacific Founders, where he served as an operating partner, specializing in care model innovation. He has served on the board of numerous healthcare start-ups. Dr. Levine is also the co-founder and former Chief Medical and Innovation Officer of agilon health. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) since 1992, and is a resident expert on population health. He also serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine at Stanford University’s School of Medicine.


Jessica Schlicher MD, MBA

Jessica Schlicher MD, MBA is a family physician, virtual care leader, author, and healthcare executive with 14 years of experience directly caring for patients and leading clinical and operational teams. She currently works for Providence as Chief Medical Officer for Virtual Care and Digital Health.

Dr. Schlicher co-founded CommonSpirit’s national patient-centered virtual care initiative and led the development of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health’s multispecialty virtual hospital and mission control center.  Professional interests include clinical business development, teaching residents, clinical knowledge automation, keeping patients out of the hospital, and eliminating preventable suffering throughout the lifespan.

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60 minutes