Watch the Webex: Navigating new types of risk in healthcare Hosted by New England Journal of Medicine

As new players enter the healthcare industry with innovative delivery models, health systems are challenged to navigate new types of risk. Dr. Jeff Kosowsky, SVP of Corporate Development for American Well, recently discussed the challenges required to succeed in this new type of healthcare industry during a web event hosted by The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Catalyst. To learn about […]

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Case Study: Southwest Medical’s winning strategy for telehealth

In 2014, Southwest Medical Associates, one of Nevada’s largest multi-specialty medical groups, partnered with American Well to launch its telehealth service, SMA NowClinic.   In the newly released case study, we reveal how Southwest Medical enrolled more than 30,000 patients in its program and conducted more than 20,000 telehealth visits.  You can read the case study in its entirety here, but […]

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Q&A: How Telehealth Is Just Getting Started Originally posted by New England Journal of Medicine

For all the hype about telehealth in recent years, it still constitutes less than 1% of ambulatory visits in the United States, notes Jeffrey Kosowsky, MD, PhD, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Business Development at American Well. But with changes in regulation, new technologies, and increasing consumer and provider acceptance, telehealth is poised […]

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If Not Parity, Clarity – Getting Doctors Paid For Telehealth

By Kofi Jones, Vice President of Government Affairs, American Well This article originally appeared on Forbes.com In the world of telehealth, we are well beyond the time when physicians worry whether they are within their clinical rights to provide care through technology. Whether through action by state medical boards or acts of state legislature, nearly […]

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Telemental Health Gets Its Moment The Launch of Telepsychiatry

The impact of behavioral health is finally getting its moment in the sun. As the shades of stigma are slowly lifted, people are beginning to speak about mental health and substance use disorders. A study published in February 2015 by the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry noted that depression is the leading cause of disability for U.S. […]

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