American Well Blog

Mental Health Awareness Month: Telehealth Addresses Escalating Needs

Mental Health Awareness Month has a nearly 70-year history of informing the public about one of the biggest medical issues affecting the country. And while the mental health field has made great strides to destigmatize its services, the numbers prove that a trip to the therapist’s office is still out of reach for many patients […]

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Telemedicine: A cure for physician burnout?

Original article posted on KevinMD.com At the end of my daughter’s first week of preschool, she came home with a burning question: “Mom, my friend at school says that she has two days in a row when she and her mommy and daddy are all home at the same time. They call it a weekend. […]

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Licensing and Credentialing in Telehealth

In the world of telehealth, licensing and credentialing issues are amongst the initial concerns many health systems have when considering integrating telemedicine into their system. As state medical and nursing boards require providers to be licensed to practice in the state where the patient is physically located, a simplified process is essential.

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ATA President’s Award Winners: Pushing the needle in telehealth

Originally published on MedCity News One is a father who knew there had to be a way to remotely diagnose his daughter’s chronic ear infections. Another is a metropolitan healthcare system expanding its reach through virtual care. There are telehealth advocates working to promote the field across the country, and a team of experts spreading […]

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