American Well Blog

Telemedicine: An Alternative to Costly Hospital Transfers

Hospitals and the Open-door Transfer Policy: Can We Do a Better Job? In Dr. Pitt’s latest edition to At the Intersection of Technology and Health, he explores why doctors don’t question hospital transfers, and how patients who are unnecessarily transferred face financial risk. Today, 30% of bankruptcies in America are caused by medical expenses. Telemedicine technology is becoming a valuable […]

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The Top Telehealth Terms to Know

As Albert Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” At American Well, we recognize that telehealth is a new or budding concept for a lot of people in a lot of different industries. Our goal is to help you understand how telehealth can work for you and what exactly all these buzzwords mean.

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Telehealth Brings Doctors into Schools

From infancy thru adolescence and into young adulthood, the ability to access quality healthcare can often determine if a child will mature healthy, or be afflicted with a lifelong condition that might have otherwise been avoided. Providers worldwide are using telehealth to break down barriers and find unique new ways to reach children and their […]

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AW9 Launch – Watch the Videos!

Last week we officially launched AW9 at HIMSS. Watch the videos and see for yourself how this release takes telehealth to the next level, making care even more accessible for patients and even easier to deliver for doctors.

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