American Well Blog

How Health Systems Can Address Consumerism Trends with Telehealth

As goes everything else, healthcare is increasingly being impacted by trends in consumerism as patients seek to make the best decisions for cost and quality. Health systems are in turn being impacted by this great consumer drive to have the best care. The World Health Organization has identified three main goals for health systems: improve […]

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Telemedicine: A cure for physician burnout?

Original article posted on KevinMD.com At the end of my daughter’s first week of preschool, she came home with a burning question: “Mom, my friend at school says that she has two days in a row when she and her mommy and daddy are all home at the same time. They call it a weekend. […]

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ATA President’s Award Winners: Pushing the needle in telehealth

Originally published on MedCity News One is a father who knew there had to be a way to remotely diagnose his daughter’s chronic ear infections. Another is a metropolitan healthcare system expanding its reach through virtual care. There are telehealth advocates working to promote the field across the country, and a team of experts spreading […]

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Why I Switched to Telehealth Q&A with Dr. Stephen Matta

Dr. Stephen Matta began his medical journey in 2010 when he started his family medicine residency. An avid sports fan, Dr. Matta then decided to pursue a sports medicine fellowship, and eventually ended up working in an urgent care setting. One day while Dr. Matta was working, the patient he was treating mentioned that she […]

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