Roy Schoenberg, MD will discuss how telehealth can bring healthcare home to your patients during his presentation, “Consumer Healthcare: Video Visits on the Go” at the 2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition on Tuesday, April 14 at 2:30 pm CT, room S103.
During the session, Dr. Schoenberg will provide insight on the impact of biometric data for chronic patient care and the value of home diagnostic devices. He will highlight consumer insights and preferences on seeing a doctor and discuss industry best practices for incorporating telehealth into healthcare delivery.
“2015 is a year of tremendous growth for telehealth,” said Roy Schoenberg, MD, CEO of American Well. “As they bear more risk, health systems and ACOs view telehealth as a way to keep patients out of the hospital and to improve outcomes.”
American Well is a telehealth solution used by leading hospitals and health systems to provide patients with direct access to their own doctors through video visits. Its diverse line of telehealth stations and kiosks address a range of use cases and provide 24/7 on-demand, quality healthcare from home or on the road.
The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition ranks as one of the largest health IT gatherings in the world, with more than 38,000 healthcare industry professionals expected to attend the conference, where they will learn about and discuss health IT issues, and view industry solutions.
About American Well
American Well is a telehealth services company that brings healthcare into the homes and workplaces of patients. The Company’s web and mobile telehealth platform connects patients and clinicians for live, clinically meaningful visits via video. American Well, Amwell, and Amwell Therapy Associates are trademarks of American Well Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks used are the property of their respective owners. For more information, visit www.americanwell.com.
HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. HIMSS is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.