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May 27 2021

“Accolade Inc.'s Chief Medical Officer Shantanu Nundy, who is also a primary care physician, says the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed primary care and, in some ways, improved how it is delivered.

In March, Accolade completed its acquisition of Innovation Specialists LLC, known as 2nd.MD, and the following month announced its intent to acquire telehealth company PlushCare Inc. — a strategy that Nundy said is designed to show employers how virtual care can lead to better employee health outcomes.

Instead of creating a product that looks to solve all of a patient's needs in virtual settings, Nundy said, incorporating both online and offline services can ensure holistic care.”

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