Since 2014, Cleveland Clinic has been pioneering distance health initiatives, including Express Care® Online. Here’s a glimpse of how a nurse practitioner in the Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute is using virtual visits to meet a patient where he is.
Weight loss maintenance following very-low-calorie meal plans has been poorly studied until recently. The Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrinology looked at weight loss efficacy and predictors of long-term weight loss on a ketogenic diet.
Double-checking insulin preparation is a recommended practice, but is it evidence-based? A Cleveland Clinic CNS conducted research to ascertain if time-consuming double-checking interventions improve patient safety.
A nurse practitioner and endocrinologist at Cleveland Clinic participated in a successful pilot program for virtual visits, conducting post-hospitalization follow-up appointments with diabetic patients via webcam.