Rural Telehealth—How Regional Hospitals Can Increase Access and Reduce Costs

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More than a fifth of the country’s rural hospitals are at high risk of closing due to factors like high operating costs and an increase in the number of patients covered by government-sponsored plans.

During this webinar, you will hear from two unique rural hospitals—Penn Highlands Healthcare in Pennsylvania and Norman Regional Health System in Oklahoma—on how they use virtual care to better serve their communities.

Watch the webinar to learn:

  • The role of telehealth in impacting a rural hospital’s strategy to stay independent
  • How virtual care can increase patient access to care while reducing hospital costs
  • How rural hospitals have launched telehealth for behavioral health and chronic care
  • Best practices for marketing telehealth to rural populations

American Well powers telemedicine services for some of the nation's leading healthcare organizations

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Brian Wayling Assistant Vice President, Telehealth, Intermountain Healthcare

“Working with American Well allowed us to launch Connect Care quickly, with a user interface that is easy...”

“Working with American Well allowed us to launch Connect Care quickly, with a user interface that is easy for our patients to navigate. Support from the Online Care Group also gave us the ability to provide 24/7/365 care for patients right out of the gate, and continues to ensure our service is always available with a wait time of five minutes or less. We appreciate the support and ongoing innovation that working with American Well provides for our product.”

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Carey Officer Operational Vice President, Nemours Children's Health System

“American Well’s platform is so easy for families and providers to use; it was a natural fit for Nemours.”

“Nemours puts patients and families at the center of everything we do, so as we started to think about providing care virtually it was absolutely essential that we still be able to deliver that type of patient and family-centered care. American Well’s platform is so easy for families and providers to use; it was a natural fit for Nemours. American Well continues to be the innovative leader in the telehealth space and continues to adopt to our changing needs.”

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Dr. Lo-Fu Tan Associate Medical Director of On Demand Medicine, Southwest Medical Associates

“Together we are making telemedicine an important and new entry point into our healthcare system...”

“American Well’s approach to telehealth makes the products and services better. When we all share our knowledge and solutions, we advance the industry. Together we are making telemedicine an important and new entry point into our healthcare system, further advancing healthcare options for our patients.”