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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The Stars Have Aligned For Telehealth The Latest Health System and Partner Launches

American Well’s CEO Roy Schoenberg recently shared the perspective with HealthcareITNews that the stars are finally aligning for telehealth. “Telehealth increasingly has become one of the ways physicians interact with patients,” said Schoenberg. We’ve witnessed this firsthand during some of our recent client telehealth launches. American Well proudly supports the strategies of our clients, all of whom launch telehealth with the common goal of expanding care to patients in need. Here are just a few recent client launches that have recently expanded access to quality healthcare

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Employee Spotlight The People Behind the Telemedicine Platform

Name: Dave Tran Title: Manager, Mobile SDK Department: Engineering Start Date: October 28, 2013 “In some form or fashion, everyone wants to leave their legacy on the world. American Well is making a difference in people’s lives by improving telehealth and I can’t think of a better way of leaving my legacy than by helping make healthcare more accessible […]

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