American Well Blog

2019 Consumer Survey: Majority of Consumers are Willing to Use Telehealth but Use Varies by Age

The adoption of telehealth has continued to nearly double year-over-year for the past decade. According to our new consumer survey, 8% of U.S. consumers have tried it and while this may seem like a small number at first, it equates to millions of people. Furthermore, another 66% of consumers say they are willing to try […]

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Three telehealth success stories

The average wait time for patients to see a provider is 24 days, up from 18.5 days in 2014.[1]  With wait times rising and healthcare costs increasing, many health systems have turned to telehealth as a means of increasing access to healthcare. Cerner and American Well have partnered to deliver telehealth that is fully embedded […]

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How Telemedicine Psychiatry Addresses Mental Health Access Issues

Telemedicine psychiatry, also called telepsychiatry, is helping patients across the country gain access to mental healthcare services. Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, which services Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and South Dakota, provides an excellent example of the impact telemedicine psychiatry has on patients and providers.

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Telemedicine Examples: Building Programs to Meet Specific Goals

Top health systems and employers across the country have built robust telemedicine programs to meet their organizations’ unique goals. Here are telemedicine examples from two top health systems and a top employer, all of which demonstrate their unique approach to telehealth implementation.

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