ARIZONA – September 13, 2016 – Northern Arizona Healthcare and PathfinderHealth have partnered with American Well − a leading telehealth technology services company − to bring BeWellNow to the communities they serve. We are constantly looking for ways to improve patient care by using the newest and most innovative treatment options available.
Using BeWellNow, patients suffering from non-emergent medical conditions are able to link to board-certified physicians from their personal smartphone, tablet or computer. Each visit uses a secure, live-video and costs a flat rate of $49. BeWellNow physicians are on call 24-hours a day, seven-days a week to provide quality care to patients and their families; prescribe prescriptions as needed; make referrals for specialty care; and provide follow-up care recommendations.
“Communities across the country – including ours – face shortages of primary care providers, which can make seeing your physician difficult when you are sick. The intent behind BeWellNow is to offer people another option when they need care quickly and their provider isn’t available,” said NAH President and CEO Robert P. Thames, F.A.C.H.E, F.H.F.M.A.
“We are so pleased to partner with Northern Arizona Healthcare, an organization that prides itself on patient experience. By delivering care in a more modern and convenient way, they will foster greater satisfaction, and continue to improve the patient experience,” said Danielle Russella, president of Client Solutions, American Well. “Together we can make an even greater impact on the communities and families that have placed their trust in Northern Arizona Healthcare.”
BeWellNow is convenient when patients aren’t able to see their primary care provider; are too sick or busy to make an office visit; or are traveling. Patients can sign up for BeWellNow by downloading the iOS or Android app by searching “BeWellNow” or on the web via NAHealth.com. For more information about BeWellNow, visit NAHealth.com/BeWellNow.
Northern Arizona Healthcare is creating healthier communities by providing wellness, prevention and medical care through Flagstaff Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center, Verde Valley Medical Center – Sedona Campus, Northern Arizona Healthcare – Camp Verde Campus, Northern Arizona Healthcare Medical Group – Flagstaff, Verde Valley Medical Clinic, the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare, Northern Arizona Healthcare Orthopedic Surgery Center, EntireCare Rehab & Sports Medicine, the Bariatric Surgical Weight Loss Clinic, the Heart & Vascular Center of Northern Arizona, the Sleep and Pulmonary Center, Guardian Air and Guardian Medical Transport. We also provide comprehensive imaging, laboratory and pharmacy services throughout the region. Many of the services we provide receive major funding through the NAH Foundation, including Fit Kids of Arizona, The Taylor House and Valley View Care.
For more information on Northern Arizona Healthcare programs and services, visit NAHealth.com. “Like” NAH at Facebook.com/NorthernArizonaHealthcare.
About American Well
American Well® technology transforms healthcare delivery through telehealth. We make online doctor visits accessible to everyone for one-off care issues like colds or infections, and chronic condition management, such as diabetes or depression. We deliver healthcare into people’s homes and workplaces through our work with top health plans, health systems and employers, as well as our Amwell™ telehealth app. A patient using Amwell can connect to a board-certified doctor of their choosing in just minutes for a visit carried out over smartphone, tablet, kiosk, phone, or desktop.
American Well and Amwell are registered trademarks or trademarks of American Well Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. For more information on our services, visit www.americanwell.com. To download Amwell and have a doctor visit now, visit www.amwell.com.