Is Online The New First Choice for a Second Opinion?

computer-1149148_960_720Partners Connected Health recently announced a new partnership with Global Rescue to provide online second opinion services to their clients, including executives and foreign dignitaries.

If you’re not familiar, Partners Online Second Opinion Service (POSO), managed by Partners Connected Health, provides access to hospitals affiliated with Partners HealthCare, offering patients and their physicians, all over the world, easier access to expert medical specialists.

Global Rescue provides integrated health, safety and travel risk management services to its members, and is the chosen provider to some of the world’s largest companies, universities and NGOs.

“We are pleased to be working with Global Rescue, to offer their members virtual access to specialty care at Partners-affiliated hospitals, enabling timely and expert medical opinions on diagnosis and treatment, particularly for very complex and rare cases,” said Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare. “Our specialists work collaboratively with patients and their local healthcare providers to ensure the best possible care.”

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