American Well Blog

A Q&A on Telehealth for Mental Health with Dr. Lindsay Henderson

With one in five U.S. adults experiencing a mental illness each year, but only about half receiving treatment, it’s important that we work to increase awareness for the different options that exist for individuals seeking care. In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, we sat down with Lindsay Henderson, PsyD, American Well’s Director of Psychological […]

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Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Through Grant Solutions

During Mental Illness Awareness Week, you may be considering ways you can raise awareness, increase screening rates, and expand access to care in your community. Even for organizations that have extensive resources and staffing funding is often a barrier to implementing new or expanding existing tele-behavioral health programs. Here are a few funding options to […]

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Intermountain Shows Telehealth to be a Low-Cost Option for Quality Healthcare

Recently, our client Intermountain Healthcare was featured in an article in HealthLeaders. The article highlighted findings from an Intermountain study showing that total costs for the health system’s urgent care telehealth program are much less than care provided in other settings, including urgent care, primary care and emergency rooms. This study is instrumental in showcasing […]

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2019 Consumer Survey: Majority of Consumers are Willing to Use Telehealth but Use Varies by Age

The adoption of telehealth has continued to nearly double year-over-year for the past decade. According to our new consumer survey, 8% of U.S. consumers have tried it and while this may seem like a small number at first, it equates to millions of people. Furthermore, another 66% of consumers say they are willing to try […]

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