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What is Virtual Primary Care (VPC)?

VPC is a new genre of primary care.  It’s “mobile-first healthcare.” It is an ongoing relationship you have with the same doctors, who deliver cost-effective care conveniently online via a secure, HIPAA-compliant mobile and web app. VPC’s main mode of communication and problem solving ...

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Brokers: Your Ultimate Guide to Sherpaa

Sherpaa is a 7 year old health services company that pioneered Virtual Primary Care (VPC) to offer employees and health plan members the easiest way to get care— we’re a group of exclusive doctors accessible 24/7 within minutes via desktop or our app. ...

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Get smart about spending on doctor visits

When you ask people how much it costs them to see a doctor, most people respond with “my co-pay is $30.” But most people have a deductible (average is $1,500) and you’ve got to spend all of that until you can ask “will ...

Brokers, Plans, & Companies

Health Plans: Your Ultimate Guide to Sherpaa

Sherpaa is a 7 year old health services company that pioneered Virtual Primary Care (VPC) to offer plan members the easiest way to get care— we’re a group of exclusive doctors accessible 24/7 within minutes via desktop or our app. Just launch our app, describe ...

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Our Founder

After finishing medical school at Penn State in 2002, I completed two residencies— one in pediatrics and one in Preventive Medicine at Johns Hopkins— and I also got my Masters in Public Health from Hopkins. I started Sherpaa seven years ago primarily because ...

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The 9 Most Important Things to Consider When Choosing a PCP0

The 9 Most Important Things to Consider When Choosing a PCP

The Advisory Board recently conducted a study asking people what’s most important to them when deciding where to get care. Here’s what they discovered and how Sherpaa solves these problems for you. #1: I can walk in ...

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What is an Episode of Care?0

What is an Episode of Care?

“Episodes of care” are created by Sherpaa members on desktop, iPhone, or Android. Here are the types of episodes: They can last anywhere from, say: 3 days for a UTI 3 weeks for a pneumonia 3 months for a breast ...

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What is Sherpaa?

Sherpaa is the easiest way to get care— we’re experienced doctors available within minutes. For ~1,500 simple to complicated issues, use Sherpaa doctors instead of urgent care or primary care office visits. Just launch our app and describe what’s wrong. We’ll order tests, prescribe and refill medications, recommend ways to feel better, and even arrange visits and procedures with local specialists if necessary. You’ll always work with the same Sherpaa doctors — having a doctor who knows you is priceless.