GRAND RAPIDS – Connected technologies are in the news daily. Be it connected and autonomous vehicles, smart phones, home devices, smart cities. Connected technologies are impacting every industry and creating new levels of consumer engagement.

Spectrum Health, located in Grand Rapids, is an integrated health system, with an award-winning health plan, teams of nationally recognized doctors and providers and a network of hospitals and care facilities spanning 13 counties through West Michigan. And, for the fifth time since 2010, Spectrum Health has been named one of the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics.

Spectrum Health’s goal is to connect patients with a Spectrum Health provider when and where patients’ need care. It’s health care on your terms. Patients can access care in local communities or in their own home. Now patients can even communicate 24/7 with a provider through using technology such as a laptop, tablet or smartphone.

Amanda Reed, MedNow Director of Operations and Joseph Brennan, MedNow Senior Director, join host Melissa Birnie to talk about MedNow – a telehealth service – which provides a range of services using technology to bridge the distance between you and a provider.

Don’t have time to wait in a doctor’s office, can’t leave work or maybe you’d like to speak with a medical professional from the comfort of your own home? MedNow offers a convenient, easy way for you to connect with your specialist while saving you drive time and other expenses. Listen in to learn more at–telehealth–care-right-where-you-are-1