Virtual Clinics in Schools

Branson Public Schools, in partnership with CoxHealth, will soon offer Virtual Clinics in our schools.
Virtual School Clinics, using virtual health care, will allow students, staff, and their dependents to be seen for basic medical needs or urgent care needs by a licensed CoxHealth provider during the school day, without ever leaving campus.
During the visits, participants will meet with a licensed physician or nurse practitioner using state-of-the-art video conferencing equipment at school. If caregivers can't be on-site during the visit, they can join the conference using a mobile device.
Provider visits will be billed to insurance, but Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through CoxHealth will help cover the costs of visits for uninsured children. The district will pay for visits for employees and their dependents.
The virtual clinics will open as soon as clinic staff is in place. CoxHealth is currently hiring two Virtual Clinic Navigators who will facilitate the connection between patient, parent and providers while operating the equipment needed for virtual care. The navigators will also serve as a liaison between CoxHealth and the district.
CoxHealth already has virtual clinics in 25 other school districts. Expanding telemedicine into these areas has shown to reduce the number of absences in children who would otherwise have to leave school to see a doctor. Staff from schools where clinics are already in place say the convenience of virtual care has been a blessing.
The Virtual Clinics will be housed in two locations in our district, one at Branson High School and one on the Cedar Ridge Campus.

Please find the Virtual School Clinic Flyer and FAQs documents linked below:

Virtual Clinic FAQs.pdf

Virtual Clinic Flyer.pdf

 

For additional questions about Virtual Clinics in Schools:
visit https://www.coxhealth.com/services/virtualvisits/school-clinics/
call 417-269-8633 or 1-888-805-8956, or
email [email protected]