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 […]read more
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. […]read more
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 healthcareread more
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 […]read more
With more and more hospitals and health care facilities implementing electronic medical records (EMRs) into their IT infrastructure, telehealth is gaining traction as a way for physicians to keep in touch with their patients.
In the webinar, EMRs + Telehealth: Tying it all together, American Well’s Craig Bagley, director of sales engineering, spoke on how to utilize the company’s telehealth system.read more