Ramping up Telehealth: Lessons Learned from a Health Plan

How do you launch a telehealth service? It can certainly seem like a big task, but when you break it down to a few key lessons, your chances of success grow. Sarah Martin, Assistant Vice President for Product Development & Member Engagement at Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, shared her insightful thoughts with us on a webinar on implementing telehealth for health plans.

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Study: Telemedicine adoption up, provider-to-provider visits popular HIMSS Analytics Study reveals telehealth drivers and use cases for health systems

Roughly 61% of health systems have adopted some sort of telehealth in 2016, up 3.5% from 2015, according to the new HIMSS Analytics 2016 Telemedicine Study. The study surveyed 243 healthcare IT leaders in the U.S. and the overwhelming consensus was that telehealth is becoming more and more popular. So, why are health systems adopting […]

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Congrats to our “Most Wired” Healthcare Partners!

When a partner is recognized by their industry for cutting-edge work, you’re proud to be aligned with a venerable brand and innovator. This was the case for us when the American Hospital Association recently came out with their list of the 2016 “Most Wired” hospitals. We’re excited that so many of our innovative partners were […]

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For Common Ailments, You Might Not Need an In-Office Visit…

This post originally appeared on http://livewellnebraska.com. Misty Evans’ son was in his pajamas, sitting on the couch, as he talked to a doctor. When asked, his mom, of Lincoln, put the phone close to his mouth so the doc could see the back of his throat. They were taking advantage of telehealth, a new service […]

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The Future of Healthcare is… Now, according to The Wall Street Journal

This week marked another media milestone for American Well – our company, CEO and several of our partners were featured in a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) cover story on telemedicine and how it is “finally living up to its potential.” The WSJ story caps a recent shift in the industry – and related news coverage […]

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