Amwell

Amwell recognizes 22 health systems, payers for pandemic telehealth response | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

… to and during the coronavirus pandemic. The telehealth company selected winners across five categories: clinical impact, engagement excellence, leadership alignment, community innovation and activation, and pandemic activation and acceleration. Here are the recipients of Amwell ‘s 2020 pandemic activation and acceleration award, which recognizes providers that had an agile and swift virtual response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthem …

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

… investors participated in 1H 2020. This is the largest number of investor participation in 1H since 2010. The Top VC deals in 1H 2020 included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart: Digital Health – Top VC Funding Rounds in 1H 2020 In 1H 2020, a total of 83 Digital Health M&A transactions were announced …

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Digital health funding shatters records with $6.3B in 1st half of 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 7/14/2020

… care companies received $962 million across 50 deals in the second quarter, compared to $930 million raised in 35 deals in the first. That’s a 42% year-over-year increase, Mercom found. Telehealth company Amwell , which is reportedly exploring an IPO for later this year, had the third-largest funding round in the first half of the year with $194 million in a Series C round, bringing its total funding …

MetroPlus Health Plan to Receive Award for Launch of Vital 24/7 Telehealth Services Members in Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

NEW YORK- MetroPlus Health Plan announced the health plan will be the recipient of a special Client Award from national telehealth leader Amwell ® at that organization’s virtual Client Forum to be held today. The Client Forum brings together leading stakeholders across health systems, health plans, employers, innovators, and patients, and will recognize MetroPlusHealth with a “Pandemic Activation & Acceleration Award” for the health plan’s achievements in the midst of a public …

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to impact, prior to and during COVID-19. All winners have demonstrated a profound commitment to making meaningful change through telehealth, even while facing unprecedented challenges brought on by the pandemic. “We are incredibly fortunate to …

Patients have positive telehealth experiences – but things could be better | Healthcare IT News | 7/13/2020

… care for wellness check-ins; only 15% said they’d pursued virtual services for symptoms related to COVID-19. “Patients used a variety of technology platforms to access virtual care visits; healthcare specific applications like Amwell and Teladoc accounted for 34% of all visits, but traditionally non-healthcare platforms like Zoom and FaceTime together represented 40%,” wrote the report authors, noting that the platform did not appear to affect patient satisfaction …

Oak Street Health files to go public | Healthcare Dive | 7/13/2020

… Street has raised more than $100 million across four funding rounds, mostly from private equity investments, according to Crunchbase . The filing follows another primary care IPO earlier this year from One Medical . Telehealth giant Amwell is also reportedly planning to go public soon. Last year, chronic disease management startup Livongo, data analytics platform Health Catalyst and patient software maker Phreesia all went public. Oak Street notes in its filing the …

Telehealth giant raises $194M in funding | MedCity News | 7/4/2020

Amwell raised $194 million in a series C funding round led by Allianz X and Takeda. The telehealth giant has seen a surge in visits during the Covid-19 pandemic. Post a comment / May 20, 2020 at 2:26 PM Shares 1 Telehealth giant Amwell raised $194 million in funding. It plans to reinvest the funds into its technology and telehealth services. The Boston-based company had begun raising the funds …

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture …

Global Telemedicine Market (2020 to 2025) - Analysis by Specialties, Component, Region and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 7/1/2020

… over the forecast period, and the adoption of smart devices is the major factor that helps the telemedicine market to grow. Companies Mentioned Teladoc Health Inc. Doctor on Demand AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. MDLIVE Amwell Cloud MD Scope of the Report The report analyses the Telemedicine Market by Component (Hardware, Software, Services) The report assesses the Telemedicine market by Specialties (Teledermatology, Teleradiology, Telepsychiatry, Others) The Global Telemedicine Market has been …

Teladoc closes InTouch acquisition to round out provider offerings | Healthcare Dive | 7/1/2020

… Its volumes and revenues have skyrocketed since March, spurring Teladoc to almost $181 million in revenue in the first quarter this year, up 41% year over year. Dive Insight: Virtual care vendors like Teladoc, Amwell and Doctor on Demand are capitalizing on the pandemic driving consumer knowledge and adoption of digitally delivered healthcare. Small independent physician practices and behemoth health systems alike are looking to integrate telemedicine solutions to triage …

Make pandemic telehealth expansions permanent, Google, 339 others urge Congress | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/30/2020

… support telehealth services after the public health emergency; and making the HHS temporary waiver authority permanent for future emergencies. Other organizations signing the letter include Epic, Keck Medicine of USC, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Amwell , Teladoc, the American Telemedicine Association and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Click here to view the full letter and list of organizations. More articles on telehealth …

The Big Unlock: How COVID-19 will Unlock a New Care Future | 6/29/2020

I recently had the pleasure of representing Aligned Telehealth and our Amwell family at ‘The Big Unlock’ virtual event where we dove into the question: How will connected health technology change the future of healthcare? We were joined by Brian Scarpelli, Senior Policy Counsel, ACT, Dr. Wilson Wang, Founder & CEO, Walking Doctors, Dr. Joseph Mcmenamin, Principal, Mcmenamin Law Offices, and Michael Thomas, CEO, Appian Partners. The goal of the conversation …

The successes – and pitfalls – of using telehealth for home-based primary care | Healthcare IT News | 6/26/2020

… for more patient outreach and increase daily efficiencies, Northwell started small programs connecting its existing patients with virtual care. For its first program, a direct-to-patient model, Northwell social worker care managers used Amwell telehealth technology to connect with patients via video. “Our research staff traveled directly to patients’ homes for the initial connection,” explained Spooner. Providers also were trained on best practices regarding electronic health records and documentation …

The Perverse Ascent Of Telemedicine | Forbes | 6/24/2020

… rules suspended, any doctor who knows how to use Google Meet or Facetime can practice telemed, yet almost all telemed is provided by dedicated telemed companies, such as Teledoc, MDLive, Doctor on Demand and Amwell . Why? Third-party reimbursement. With few exceptions the big telemed companies have reached agreements with employers, insurers and plan administrators to clarify their financial arrangement—what’s covered, what counts against deductibles and what carries co …

“Evening Field” | Was going down Amwell Road and pulled over… | Flickr | 6/24/2020

Was going down Amwell Road and pulled over for this …

Roll Over, Hippocrates of Kos — We’re Not In Dr. Welby’s Office Anymore Because, Thanks To The COVID-19 Pandemic, We’re Staring At A Computer Screen & A Physician From Miles Distant Is Staring At One Of Us On His/Her Computer Screen | 6/24/2020

… and The ReZisters, featuring Sandy Riccardi [x The New Yorker] The Promise And The Peril Of Virtual Health Care By John Seabrook TagCrowd Cloud provides a visual summary of the blog post below allowing Amwell benefits care cent center clinic company connected covid Dartmouth-Hitchcock doctor employee feel going health health-care home hospital hub in-person medical medicine nurses offer office Oseid pandemic patient people per physician practice really …

M Health Fairview expands telemedicine pilot to local homeless shelter | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

… Paul, Minn., began piloting the telemedicine hubs at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The private private rooms, which physicians refer to as “phone booths,” are equipped with computer screens and telehealth provider Amwell ‘s virtual communications software, which allow patients to have private conferences with psychiatrists, drug counselors and other professionals at the hospital. “We realized when COVID hit that not all of our patients have the access to …

Screeners, navigators and nudgers: The future of conversational AI in healthcare | Healthcare IT News | 6/23/2020

By limiting medical jargon and concentrating on closed-ended questions, chatbots can reduce clinical workload and make patient care more efficient – and maintain empathy in the process. June 23, 2020 12:38 PM Using virtual agents to offload human work and support customers’ needs is nothing new. Think of the process of calling your cable company to inquire about service outages: You will almost certainly be met with an automated number …

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… Labs (Menlo Park, Calif.). 19 Labs offer Enhanced telehealth technologies for employers and rural communities and rpm. Point of care solutions that include advanced remote diagnostic devices plus artificial intelligence, communication using Zoom or AmWell video calls, and patient education. 98point6 (Seattle). 98point6 is an app that provides virtual primary care visits for a flat fee and offers private text-based diagnoses and treatments. 20/20NOW (San Francisco). 20/20NOW is the …

Senators back sustaining telehealth momentum post pandemic | Healthcare Dive | 6/18/2020

… pandemic have allowed doctors to treat their patients over a broader array of platforms. Though telehealth changes will likely be enacted that will stimulate further utilization and be positive for vendors like Teladoc and Amwell , it’s unlikely they’ll occur before 2021, Cowen analysts predicted in a Wednesday post-hearing note. Dive Insight: The Trump administration has widely loosened restrictions to telehealth use amid the pandemic as doctors and patients turned …

20 healthcare heavyweights form telehealth task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2020

… the healthcare ecosystem. The group will hold its first meeting June 29 and plans to issue recommendations in early September. Here are the 20 members of the task force: Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell Krista Drobac, executive director of the Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine at Brown University Rebekah Gee, MD, CEO of Louisiana State University Health System Nancy Gin, MD, executive …

Healthcare Leaders Form Taskforce on Telehealth Policy | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… meeting on Monday, June 29 , and deliberate through the summer. Final recommendations will be issued in early September. A full list of Taskforce on Telehealth members is below. Peter Antall , MD, Chief Medical Officer, Amwell Krista Drobac , Executive Director, Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes , MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Brown University ; Board of Regents Chair-Emeritus, American College of Physicians Rebekah Gee , MD, Chief Executive Officer, Louisiana State …

To pubs, two cats | 6/18/2020

… on an extra layer but it turned out mild and muggy, and the temperature rose two degrees or more during our walk. We again pointed our noses north, intending to loop back down to Amwell Street and Myddelton’s. The Three Johns The first of today’s two pubs stands on a corner of Baron Street and White Lion Street. By the look of it, in its present incarnation it is Victorian …

West Penn Power’s 2020 Tree Trimming Program to Enhance Service Reliability | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Township , Wetmore Township and Sergeant Washington – Charleroi , Canonsburg , New Eagle , Mount Pleasant Township , South Franklin Township , Chartiers , Smith Township , West Bethlehem Township , Carroll Township , Cecil Township , Buffalo Township , Peters Township , North Strabane , South Strabane , Amwell Township , Robinson Township , Hanover Township , Nottingham Township , East Washington , Morris Township , Blaine Township, Canton Township , Cross Creek Township , Houston , Hopewell Township , Independence Township , West Middleton and North Franklin Westmoreland – Greensburg , Hempfield Township , Latrobe , Murrysville , Unity …

Telehealth

Amwell recognizes 22 health systems, payers for pandemic telehealth response | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Amwell recognizes 22 health systems, payers for pandemic telehealth response Jackie Drees - Print Email Amwell on July 13 announced the winners of its annual Client Awards, which recognize organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expand digital care delivery prior to and during the coronavirus pandemic. The telehealth company selected winners across five categories: clinical impact, engagement excellence, leadership alignment, community innovation and activation, and pandemic activation and acceleration. Here …

Digital Health

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

… a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Digital Health sector for the second quarter (Q2) and first half (1H) of 2020. Full … included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart: Digital Health – Top VC Funding Rounds in 1H 2020 In 1H 2020 …

Medical Imaging

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

… categories that received funding in Q2 2020 included mHealth Apps with $429M, Data Analytics with $253M, Wellness with $172M, and Medical Imaging with $161M. Early round VC funding (Seed, Series A) came to $690M. Four … included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart: Digital Health – Top VC Funding Rounds in 1H 2020 In 1H 2020 …

Home Health

Digital health funding shatters records with $6.3B in 1st half of 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 7/14/2020

home health spending for 2020. In comparison, the sum annual revenues of all U.S. telehealth businesses were estimated at $3 billion before the pandemic. And investors are taking notice: Virtual care companies received $962 million across 50 deals in the second quarter, compared to $930 million raised in 35 deals in the first. That’s a 42% year-over-year increase, Mercom found. Telehealth company Amwell, which is reportedly exploring an …

Patient Satisfaction

Patients have positive telehealth experiences – but things could be better | Healthcare IT News | 7/13/2020

Amwell and Teladoc accounted for 34% of all visits, but traditionally non-healthcare platforms like Zoom and FaceTime together represented 40%,” wrote the report authors, noting that the platform did not appear to affect patient satisfaction. Overall, 86% of patients said they felt more satisfied because they could access virtual care, and half said they’d switch providers to have virtual care visits on a regular basis. The majority said they’d …

Medicare

Oak Street Health files to go public | Healthcare Dive | 7/13/2020

… Health files to go public Getty Images share Dive Brief: Oak Street Health, which operates primary care centers for the Medicare-eligible population, filed an initial public offering Friday of up to $100 million with … care IPO earlier this year from One Medical . Telehealth giant Amwell is also reportedly planning to go public soon. Last year, chronic disease management startup Livongo, data analytics platform Health Catalyst and patient software maker …

Department of Health and Human Services

Patients have positive telehealth experiences – but things could be better | Healthcare IT News | 7/13/2020

… related to COVID-19. “Patients used a variety of technology platforms to access virtual care visits; healthcare specific applications like Amwell and Teladoc accounted for 34% of all visits, but traditionally non-healthcare platforms like … earlier this month. In turn, lawmakers have asked the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to clarify its plan for making any permanent changes to regulations around telehealth. “Patients are anxious about when private …

Medicaid

Telehealth giant raises $194M in funding | MedCity News | 7/4/2020

Amwell raised $194 million in a series C funding round led by Allianz X and Takeda. The telehealth giant has seen a surge in visits during the Covid-19 pandemic. Post a comment / May 20 … reimbursing for more telehealth visits. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has hinted that it is considering keeping some of the changes after the pandemic ends, though it hasn’t indicated which ones yet. Photo …

COVID-19

Telehealth giant raises $194M in funding | MedCity News | 7/4/2020

Amwell raised $194 million in a series C funding round led by Allianz X and Takeda. The telehealth giant has seen a surge in visits during the Covid-19 pandemic. Post a comment / May 20, 2020 at 2:26 PM Shares 1 Telehealth giant Amwell raised $194 million in funding. It plans to reinvest the funds into its technology and telehealth services. The Boston-based company had begun raising the funds …

Medicare Advantage

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures …

Remote Monitoring

Global Telemedicine Market (2020 to 2025) - Analysis by Specialties, Component, Region and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 7/1/2020

… increase access to care and reduce the cost of medical care as well. Moreover, the growing awareness and acceptance of remote monitoring solutions and increasing technological advancement in telecommunication is the key factor responsible for … Health Inc. Doctor on Demand AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. MDLIVE Amwell Cloud MD Scope of the Report The report analyses the Telemedicine Market by Component (Hardware, Software, Services) The report assesses the Telemedicine market by …

Telemedicine Market

Global Telemedicine Market (2020 to 2025) - Analysis by Specialties, Component, Region and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 7/1/2020

DUBLIN–( BUSINESS WIRE )–The “Global Telemedicine Market: Analysis by Specialties (Teledermatology, Teleradiology, Telepsychiatry, Others), by Component, by Region, by Country (2020 Edition): Market Insights, COVID-19 Impact, Competition and Forecast (2020-2025)” report has been added … Health Inc. Doctor on Demand AMD Global Telemedicine Inc. MDLIVE Amwell Cloud MD Scope of the Report The report analyses the Telemedicine Market by Component (Hardware, Software, Services) The report assesses the Telemedicine market by …

American Telemedicine Association

Make pandemic telehealth expansions permanent, Google, 339 others urge Congress | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/30/2020

… Amwell, Teladoc, the American Telemedicine Association and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. Click here to view the full letter and list of organizations. More articles on telehealth …

Telehealth Technology

The successes – and pitfalls – of using telehealth for home-based primary care | Healthcare IT News | 6/26/2020

Amwell telehealth technology to connect with patients via video. “Our research staff traveled directly to patients’ homes for the initial connection,” explained Spooner. Providers also were trained on best practices regarding electronic health records and documentation; the Northwell team encouraged them to practice mock consultations with friends or family, and to be open to direct feedback from those loved ones. “Everybody needs to practice,” said Spooner. “The people who were …

HIPAA

The Perverse Ascent Of Telemedicine | Forbes | 6/24/2020

HIPAA communication rules suspended, any doctor who knows how to use Google Meet or Facetime can practice telemed, yet almost all telemed is provided by dedicated telemed companies, such as Teledoc, MDLive, Doctor on Demand and Amwell. Why? Third-party reimbursement. With few exceptions the big telemed companies have reached agreements with employers, insurers and plan administrators to clarify their financial arrangement—what’s covered, what counts against deductibles and what …

Virtual Care

Senators back sustaining telehealth momentum post pandemic | Healthcare Dive | 6/18/2020

… Wednesday. Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said top priorities were axing geographic restrictions and expanding Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for virtual care services. However, lawmakers seemed less interested in retaining payment parity for digitally delivered … further utilization and be positive for vendors like Teladoc and Amwell, it’s unlikely they’ll occur before 2021, Cowen analysts predicted in a Wednesday post-hearing note. Dive Insight: The Trump administration has widely loosened restrictions …

Behavioral Health

20 healthcare heavyweights form telehealth task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2020

… to issue recommendations in early September. Here are the 20 members of the task force: Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell Krista Drobac, executive director of the Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes, MD, clinical … Association Chuck Ingoglia, president and CEO of National Council for Behavioral Health Chris Meyer, virtual care director of Marshfield Clinic Peggy O’Kane, president of national committee for quality assurance Sean Cavanaugh, chief administrative officer, Aledade …

Community Health

20 healthcare heavyweights form telehealth task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2020

… to issue recommendations in early September. Here are the 20 members of the task force: Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell Krista Drobac, executive director of the Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes, MD, clinical … Skapik, MD, medical director of informatics at National Association of Community Health Centers Jason Tibbes, chief quality officer of Teladoc Health Andrew Watson, MD, vice president of University of Pennsylvania Medical Center Cynthia Zelis, MD …

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Healthcare Leaders Form Taskforce on Telehealth Policy | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… formation of a Taskforce on Telehealth Policy aimed at developing long-term recommendations. The taskforce will be convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance , Alliance for Connected Care , and the American Telemedicine Association (ATA … Telehealth members is below. Peter Antall , MD, Chief Medical Officer, Amwell Krista Drobac , Executive Director, Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes , MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Brown University ; Board of Regents Chair-Emeritus, American …

Virtual Healthcare

How to create a patient-focused telehealth experience - MedCity News | 6/7/2020

… Amwell’s 2019 Consumer Survey indicates that only 8% of U.S. consumers tried telehealth prior to Covid-19. In the midst of the pandemic, patients are motivated by necessity, and analysts at Forrester Research are projecting that more than one billion virtual healthcare interactions will occur by the end of the year. That’s a tremendous jump in telehealth usage—and it hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing for patients or providers. As …

Electronic Health Records

Phunware Launches Next Generation Mobile Healthcare Solution at Parkview Health | Business Wire | 5/21/2020

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) such as Epic and Cerner , as well as telehealth service providers such as Teledoc and Amwell . This holistic approach completely eliminates the pain of having to manage dozens of point solutions while simultaneously offering staff, patients and visitors a far more simplistic, cohesive and integrated healthcare experience. Additional capabilities include, but are not limited to: Mobile engagement for contextual notifications, including appointment reminders Real-time “blue …

Continuum of Care

Phunware Launches Next Generation Mobile Healthcare Solution at Parkview Health | Business Wire | 5/21/2020

… mobile application portfolio is available on the Apple iOS and Google Android operating systems to better engage patients across their continuum of care, all while optimizing operational and staff efficiencies, lowering costs and boosting revenue … as well as telehealth service providers such as Teledoc and Amwell . This holistic approach completely eliminates the pain of having to manage dozens of point solutions while simultaneously offering staff, patients and visitors a far …

Patient Monitoring

Amwell Named Best Overall Telehealth Solution by MedTech Breakthrough Awards | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

BOSTON , May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Amwell® , a national telehealth leader, today announced that it has been named the “Best Overall Telehealth Solution” by MedTech Breakthrough , an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies … and chronic care, interactive TV solutions, behavioral health, and remote patient monitoring are just some of the many areas where Amwell is expanding its footprint by leveraging its network of payers, providers, consumers, and innovators …

Patient Engagement

Amwell Named Best Overall Telehealth Solution by MedTech Breakthrough Awards | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

BOSTON , May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Amwell® , a national telehealth leader, today announced that it has been named the “Best Overall Telehealth Solution” by MedTech Breakthrough , an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies … health and medical companies and products in categories that include Patient Engagement, mHealth, Health & Fitness, Clinical Administration, Healthcare IoT, Medical Data, Healthcare Cybersecurity and more. For more information visit MedTechBreakthrough.com . CONTACT: For Amwell Holly Spring …

CDC

Telehealth & COVID19: Once Patients Have Become Accustomed to Telehealth, They Will Continue to Make Use of Its Services Even After the Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

Amwell has seen an 158% increase in its app usage since January. Recently, companies like Walgreens, Doctor on Demand and HeyDoctor have also announced the introduction of remote COVID-19 risk assessments based on CDC guidelines. The COVID-19 outbreak has made it clear that telehealth is an important tool for managing public health. It is likely that once patients have become used to easily accessing medical care from their …

Optum

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

Optum Ventures led Digital Health financing activity during Q2 with six investments. Seedcamp and Y Combinator each made four investments. A record 921 investors participated in 1H 2020. This is the largest number of investor participation in 1H since 2010. The Top VC deals in 1H 2020 included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart …

Teladoc

Digital health funding shatters records with $6.3B in 1st half of 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 7/14/2020

… 930 million raised in 35 deals in the first. That’s a 42% year-over-year increase, Mercom found. Telehealth company Amwell, which is reportedly exploring an IPO for later this year, had the third-largest … only had eight transactions, which included New York-based vendor Teladoc buying provider telehealth business InTouch Health for $600 million. That deal closed earlier this month. A record 921 investors participated in the first half …

InTouch Health

Digital health funding shatters records with $6.3B in 1st half of 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 7/14/2020

… 930 million raised in 35 deals in the first. That’s a 42% year-over-year increase, Mercom found. Telehealth company Amwell, which is reportedly exploring an IPO for later this year, had the third-largest … included New York-based vendor Teladoc buying provider telehealth business InTouch Health for $600 million. That deal closed earlier this month. A record 921 investors participated in the first half of the year, the largest …

UnitedHealth

Digital health funding shatters records with $6.3B in 1st half of 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 7/14/2020

… 930 million raised in 35 deals in the first. That’s a 42% year-over-year increase, Mercom found. Telehealth company Amwell, which is reportedly exploring an IPO for later this year, had the third-largest … by Optum Ventures, a venture fund launched by healthcare behemoth UnitedHealth Group in 2017. Recommended Reading …

UnitedHealth Group

Digital health funding shatters records with $6.3B in 1st half of 2020 | Healthcare Dive | 7/14/2020

… 930 million raised in 35 deals in the first. That’s a 42% year-over-year increase, Mercom found. Telehealth company Amwell, which is reportedly exploring an IPO for later this year, had the third-largest … by Optum Ventures, a venture fund launched by healthcare behemoth UnitedHealth Group in 2017. Recommended Reading …

Phreesia

Oak Street Health files to go public | Healthcare Dive | 7/13/2020

Amwell is also reportedly planning to go public soon. Last year, chronic disease management startup Livongo, data analytics platform Health Catalyst and patient software maker Phreesia all went public. Oak Street notes in its filing the COVID-19 pandemic is a major unknown for the company and the country’s healthcare industry in general. The disease is particularly dangerous to older people, meaning Oak Street patients are especially vulnerable to related …

DispatchHealth

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and into new locations. It also will begin offering additional services available on its …

MDLIVE

Global Telemedicine Market (2020 to 2025) - Analysis by Specialties, Component, Region and Country - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 7/1/2020

MDLIVE Amwell Cloud MD Scope of the Report The report analyses the Telemedicine Market by Component (Hardware, Software, Services) The report assesses the Telemedicine market by Specialties (Teledermatology, Teleradiology, Telepsychiatry, Others) The Global Telemedicine Market has been analysed By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, LAMEA) and By Country (United States, Canada, Germany, U.K., China, Japan). The key insights of the report have been presented through the frameworks of SWOT …

Doctor on Demand

Teladoc closes InTouch acquisition to round out provider offerings | Healthcare Dive | 7/1/2020

Amwell and Doctor on Demand are capitalizing on the pandemic driving consumer knowledge and adoption of digitally delivered healthcare. Small independent physician practices and behemoth health systems alike are looking to integrate telemedicine solutions to triage with remote doctors, manage patients’ chronic conditions and more as coronavirus cases surge once again in the U.S. “With both our longstanding clients and new partners that have come to us since the start …

Apple Health

Screeners, navigators and nudgers: The future of conversational AI in healthcare | Healthcare IT News | 6/23/2020

… have turned to conversational agents such as chatbots to do just that. Government agencies and tech giants, including Microsoft and Apple, have championed chatbots as a way for patients to determine whether they have COVID … closed questions to efficiently direct patients in the right direction. Amwell Chief Medical Officer Peter Antall pointed to the potential for conversational agents to address patient follow-ups, particularly regarding the management of chronic conditions …

Microsoft Health

Screeners, navigators and nudgers: The future of conversational AI in healthcare | Healthcare IT News | 6/23/2020

… health systems have turned to conversational agents such as chatbots to do just that. Government agencies and tech giants, including Microsoft and Apple, have championed chatbots as a way for patients to determine whether they … closed questions to efficiently direct patients in the right direction. Amwell Chief Medical Officer Peter Antall pointed to the potential for conversational agents to address patient follow-ups, particularly regarding the management of chronic conditions …

Aledade

20 healthcare heavyweights form telehealth task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2020

… to issue recommendations in early September. Here are the 20 members of the task force: Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell Krista Drobac, executive director of the Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes, MD, clinical … national committee for quality assurance Sean Cavanaugh, chief administrative officer, Aledade Kerry Palakanis, connected care operations executive director at Intermountain Healthcare Nicholas Uehlecke, federal liaison at HHS Michelle Schreiber, MD, director of quality measurement and …

TytoCare

Telemedicine startups have raised billions as the coronavirus puts them to the test. Meet the 12 startups forging a new path for healthcare amid the pandemic. | Business Insider | 6/15/2020

TytoCare’s examination device. TytoCare This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. By screening people remotely, telemedicine companies have provided much-needed relief to brick-and-mortar doctor’s offices amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some increased their appointment capacity and hired doctors to keep up with demand. Others went on to raise additional capital as the virus spread in the US, and Amwell

98point6

Telemedicine startups have raised billions as the coronavirus puts them to the test. Meet the 12 startups forging a new path for healthcare amid the pandemic. | Business Insider | 6/15/2020

… to keep up with demand. Others went on to raise additional capital as the virus spread in the US, and Amwell confidentially filed to go public, CNBC reported. According to a report from CB Insights … an additional $194 million in May . Other telehealth startups, including 98point6 and Bright.md have also raised capital in the months since the pandemic hit the US. Here’s what other telehealth companies told us about how …

Cerner

Weekender 5/22/20 | HISTalk | 5/22/2020

May 22, 2020 Weekender No Comments Optum acquires post-acute care management company NaviHealth. Amwell raises a $194 million Series C funding round. Microsoft announces Cloud for Healthcare. Omada acquires Physera for a rumored $30 million. Cerner joins the Fortune 500. Cerner begins bringing its employees back to campus. Best Reader Comments Optum are the healthcare Borg. Now they add Navihealth’s service and technological distinctiveness to their own. Resistance is …

Aligned Telehealth

Amwell lands close to $200M in funding to keep up with demand for telehealth | FierceHealthcare | 5/20/2020

Telehealth provider Amwell has landed $194 million in a series C funding round as the demand for virtual visits surges amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the company’s early investors and strategic partners participated … and research firm Mercom Capital Group. RELATED: American Well acquires Aligned Telehealth to build its behavioral health, telepsychiatry capabilities With fewer regulatory restrictions as well as enhanced reimbursement from both Medicare and commercial insurance, Amwell

Doximity

Doximity launches telehealth app for providers | FierceHealthcare | 5/5/2020

Professional medical network Doximity is expanding into the telemedicine market. The company launched Doximity Dialer Video, a telehealth app that enables doctors to video call their patients on any smartphone. Doximity’s telehealth solution is HIPAA … is now crowded with major industry players like Teladoc and Amwell and new telemedicine solutions that have been released during the pandemic. Federal health regulators also have waived some restrictions to enable doctors to use …

Epic Systems

The CEO of American Well shares his message for investors who think telehealth will take a back seat again after coronavirus | 5/2/2020

… Amwell, as the company is known, isn’t alone. Medical records giants Epic Systems and Cerner have noted 100% or more growth in telehealth visits across their technology in US health systems, they told Business Insider. The services quickly emerged as a viable way to keep non-critical patients at home during the pandemic, as Business Insider’s Lydia Ramsey reported. Sidelined doctors also took their practices virtual, and healthcare workers adopted …

HeyDoctor

Telehealth & COVID19: Once Patients Have Become Accustomed to Telehealth, They Will Continue to Make Use of Its Services Even After the Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

Amwell has seen an 158% increase in its app usage since January. Recently, companies like Walgreens, Doctor on Demand and HeyDoctor have also announced the introduction of remote COVID-19 risk assessments based on CDC guidelines. The COVID-19 outbreak has made it clear that telehealth is an important tool for managing public health. It is likely that once patients have become used to easily accessing medical care from their …

LiveHealth Online

Webinar: Leveraging technology to streamline your response to COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 4/8/2020

Amwell John Jesser leads Amwell’s clinical and employer telehealth strategy, and serves as the President of National Telehealth Network, Amwell’s joint venture with national health insurer Anthem. He previously served as the president of LiveHealth Online, an online care solution for consumers and providers being offered to Anthem’s customers. In 2019, LiveHealth Online became a division of Amwell. Prior to joining Amwell, Mr. Jesser served as the Vice President of …

Vocera

Webinar: Leveraging technology to streamline your response to COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 4/8/2020

… and healthcare, as well as a consulting business for clients in various industries. John Jesser President of Clinical & Employer Solutions Amwell John Jesser leads Amwell’s clinical and employer telehealth strategy, and serves as the President … for Anthem. Ben Kanter, MD, FCCP Chief Medical Information Officer Vocera Communications, Inc. Benjamin Kanter, MD, FCCP, is the Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) at Vocera, where he works closely with clinicians and engineers to …

MEDITECH

How Allscripts, Cerner, Epic & Meditech are working with hospitals on COVID-19 response | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/7/2020

… response to COVID-19, their EHRs have taken on a key role in helping manage care. Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech are four of the top vendors that hospitals use to participate in the Medicare … than 100 healthcare clients. Cerner teamed up with telehealth provider Amwell to give hospital and health system clients access to Amwell’s providers. Cerner is also offering a 24/7 nurse care hotline to help triage patient …

ZocDoc

Zocdoc Introduces Critical Mass Of New Virtual Appointments to Address Surging Patient Demand For Telehealth | PR Newswire | 4/3/2020

PRNewswire/ – Amid the ongoing spread of COVID-19, Zocdoc is helping alleviate the strain on the healthcare system by building a critical mass of new telehealth appointments. For the first time, the company is enabling … as partnerships with NewYork-Presbyterian and Houston Methodist, powered by Amwell. “Surfacing America’s hidden supply of care has always been at Zocdoc’s core, and now we’re helping patients find and book with providers who are …

Vivify Health

A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 3/30/2020

… to make use of the technology during this unprecedented time. Check back for additions in the days and weeks ahead. Amwell Amwell – known until recently as American Well – has been a telehealth leader for nearly … of life and care of patients across the care continuum. Vivify Health Vivify Health offers a mobile, cloud-based platform that powers holistic remote-care management through personalized care plans, biometric data-monitoring, multi-channel …

HealthMine

Amwell Strengthens Leadership Team with New Hires | PR Newswire | 3/11/2020

BOSTON National telehealth leader, Amwell ®, today announced the appointments of Amber Howe to Chief People Officer and Brendan Miller to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Health Plan Solutions, adding to the company’s seasoned … work with MultiPlan, Brendan held roles in senior management at HealthMine, Wellness Corporate Solutions, and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), where he oversaw business development, strategic planning, sales activity and more. About Amwell Amwell is …

Optum Ventures

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … clinical data to find likely candidates for new treatments. $135.80 Optum Ventures, Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities …

Foresite Capital

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Andreessen Horowitz

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

ARCH Venture Partners

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Two Sigma Ventures

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Alexandria Venture

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

BlackRock

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

T. Rowe Price

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Alexandria Venture Investments

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Third Rock Ventures

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Thrive Capital

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Thrive Capital and Baillie Gifford The company is planning to use this latest infusion of cash to expand its footprint. Oscar offers direct-to-consumer health insurance. Currently it has plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer …

Oak HC/FT

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … 135.80 Optum Ventures, Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and into new locations. It also …

Questa Capital

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … likely candidates for new treatments. $135.80 Optum Ventures, Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and …

Lakestar

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Lakestar, Thrive Capital and Baillie Gifford The company is planning to use this latest infusion of cash to expand its footprint. Oscar offers direct-to-consumer health insurance. Currently it has plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest …

Alta Partners

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … to find likely candidates for new treatments. $135.80 Optum Ventures, Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already …

Casdin Capital

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

General Catalyst

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, Lakestar, Thrive Capital and Baillie Gifford The company is planning to use this latest infusion of cash to expand its footprint. Oscar offers direct-to-consumer health insurance. Currently it has plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell

Two Sigma

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Echo Health Ventures

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … for new treatments. $135.80 Optum Ventures, Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and into new …

Khosla Ventures

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Khosla Ventures, Lakestar, Thrive Capital and Baillie Gifford The company is planning to use this latest infusion of cash to expand its footprint. Oscar offers direct-to-consumer health insurance. Currently it has plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among …

Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Cleveland Clinic Ventures had 7 spinoffs, invested $10M in 10 companies last year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/9/2020

… a digital transformation strategy to support its goal of doubling the number of patients served· Entering into a partnership with Amwell to transform the business side of healthcare· Creating the Office of Business Development· Forming … more than $10 million in investments in 10 companies. Overall, Cleveland Clinic Innovations and Cleveland Clinic Ventures have formed 92 spinoffs and monetized 23. Cleveland Clinic Innovations has over 1,650 issued patents.Cleveland Clinic’s Office of …

Morgan Stanley

Amwell CEOs on the telehealth boom and why it will ‘democratize’ healthcare | FierceHealthcare | 6/9/2020

Amwell CEOs on the telehealth boom and why it will ‘democratize’ healthcare by Heather Landi Jun 9, 2020 12:16pm While questions remain about what regulatory flexibilities will remain in place to support the ongoing demand … IPO earlier this week and has hired Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead the deal, Farr and Levy reported last week, citing people who asked not to be named because the plans have not …

Allianz X

As telehealth surges, American Well raises new funding | The Business Journals | 5/21/2020

Reporter, Boston Business Journal May 21, 2020, 2:39pm EDT Telehealth company American Well said it closed a $194 million funding round as it seeks to bolster its technology and platform during the pandemic. Inclusive of the recent Series C raise, the Boston-based company, also known as Amwell, has raised half a billion in funding rounds. The most recent round included early investors and strategic partners, including Allianz X and …

SV Health Investors

American Well Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Create The Largest Telepsychiatry Platform | HIT Consultant | 11/8/2019

… I read this article and found it very interesting, thought it might be something for you. The article is called American Well Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Create The Largest Telepsychiatry Platform and is located at … and profoundly impactful organizations,” said Michael Balmuth, Managing Partner at SV Health Investors, Aligned’s sole institutional investor. “Aligned Telehealth has delivered proven results in the behavioral health space generally and telepsychiatry specifically. We’re delighted to …

McKesson Ventures

Walmart is launching its first standalone primary care clinic | McKesson Ventures | 9/5/2019

Walmart is launching its first standalone primary care clinic September 3, 2019 According to a recent survey commissioned by American Well, two-thirds of Americans are willing to use telehealth. But when it comes to behavioral health, that’s not true: only 30 percent of the survey’s respondents would be willing to use it for counseling or other mental health services. Why is that important? It leaves a lot of room …

Cleveland Clinic

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … For achievement in digital care delivery, demonstrating strong clinical outcomes Cleveland Clinic M Health Fairview Indiana University Health Engagement Excellence: For demonstrating strong consumer engagement that impacts health outcomes Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan …

Intermountain Healthcare

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … Dignity Health Hawai ‘ i Medical Service Association (HMSA) Houston Methodist Intermountain Healthcare MetroPlus Health Plan Midland Health Naval Hospital Jacksonville Norman Regional Health System Northwell Health Nuvance Health Ochsner Health OU Medicine Southwest Medical Associates …

Houston Methodist

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … Health System Dignity Health Hawai ‘ i Medical Service Association (HMSA) Houston Methodist Intermountain Healthcare MetroPlus Health Plan Midland Health Naval Hospital Jacksonville Norman Regional Health System Northwell Health Nuvance Health Ochsner Health OU Medicine Southwest …

Dignity Health

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … Augusta University Health Baptist Health South Florida BayCare Health System Dignity Health Hawai ‘ i Medical Service Association (HMSA) Houston Methodist Intermountain Healthcare MetroPlus Health Plan Midland Health Naval Hospital Jacksonville Norman Regional Health System Northwell …

UNC Health

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … Associates and Health Plan of Nevada Trinity Health UAB Medicine UNC Health Wellstar Health System Recipients will be honored at Amwell’s virtual Client Forum which brings together leading healthcare stakeholders across health systems, health plans …

Ascension

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … swift virtual response to the COVID-19 pandemic Anthem, Inc. Ascension Augusta University Health Baptist Health South Florida BayCare Health System Dignity Health Hawai ‘ i Medical Service Association (HMSA) Houston Methodist Intermountain Healthcare MetroPlus Health …

Northwell Health

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … Plan Midland Health Naval Hospital Jacksonville Norman Regional Health System Northwell Health Nuvance Health Ochsner Health OU Medicine Southwest Medical Associates and Health Plan of Nevada Trinity Health UAB Medicine UNC Health Wellstar Health System …

Kaiser Permanente

Teladoc closes InTouch acquisition to round out provider offerings | Healthcare Dive | 7/1/2020

… in revenue in the first quarter this year, up 41% year over year. Dive Insight: Virtual care vendors like Teladoc, Amwell and Doctor on Demand are capitalizing on the pandemic driving consumer knowledge and adoption … of the 50 largest U.S. health systems like HCA and Kaiser Permanente. It was a good buy for Teladoc, analysts said, as it will expand Teladoc’s provider client list while easily integrating with its existing …

Medical Center

M Health Fairview expands telemedicine pilot to local homeless shelter | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

Medical Center will expand its telemedicine hub pilot to local homeless shelter for patients who need mental health and addiction therapy, Pioneer Press reports. M Health Fairview St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul, Minn., began piloting the telemedicine hubs at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The private private rooms, which physicians refer to as “phone booths,” are equipped with computer screens and telehealth provider Amwell’s virtual communications software …

Children's Hospital

Screeners, navigators and nudgers: The future of conversational AI in healthcare | Healthcare IT News | 6/23/2020

… Chi “Krysti” Vo, medical director of telehealth in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, “We want to look at the workflow for the patient and … closed questions to efficiently direct patients in the right direction. Amwell Chief Medical Officer Peter Antall pointed to the potential for conversational agents to address patient follow-ups, particularly regarding the management of chronic conditions …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Cleveland Clinic Ventures had 7 spinoffs, invested $10M in 10 companies last year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/9/2020

Cleveland Clinic launched its office of business development to grow its innovation efforts and embark on a new digital transformation strategy. In its first quarter financial report , it outlined changes it made in the last year, including:· Launching a digital transformation strategy to support its goal of doubling the number of patients served· Entering into a partnership with Amwell to transform the business side of healthcare· Creating the Office of …

Jefferson Health

Amwell files for IPO as it keeps up the surging demand of its virtual care services | Business Insider | 6/8/2020

… with our latest coverage on the impacts of coronavirus on technology, marketing, and the digital economy here. Boston-based company Amwell is preparing to go public less than one month after raising nearly $200 million … Anthem, Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda, and Philadelphia-based health system Jefferson Health. Business Insider Intelligence Here's why we think it makes sense for Amwell to enter the public market despite the recession: As …

UPMC

Doximity launches telehealth app for providers | FierceHealthcare | 5/5/2020

… Weighs in on Moving Risk Adjustment Upstream for Better Care Plans and Revenue Capture. Join leaders from Providence Health Plan, UPMC, and Presbyterian as they discuss their individual paths to successfully integrating risk adjustment practices … is now crowded with major industry players like Teladoc and Amwell and new telemedicine solutions that have been released during the pandemic. Federal health regulators also have waived some restrictions to enable doctors to use …

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL

What the coronavirus pandemic means for the telehealth industry | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/11/2020

Rush University Medical Center allows for telehealth visits through the health system’s app and the Wall Street Journal reported that Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network is testing a videoconference tool for older patients, who are vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Amwell also recently reported an increase in virtual visits, and the company expects to see that trend continue. “Already we’ve seen about a 10 percent …

Rush University Medical Center

What the coronavirus pandemic means for the telehealth industry | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/11/2020

Rush University Medical Center allows for telehealth visits through the health system’s app and the Wall Street Journal reported that Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network is testing a videoconference tool for older patients, who are vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Amwell also recently reported an increase in virtual visits, and the company expects to see that trend continue. “Already we’ve seen about a 10 percent …

University Medical Center

What the coronavirus pandemic means for the telehealth industry | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/11/2020

University Medical Center allows for telehealth visits through the health system’s app and the Wall Street Journal reported that Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network is testing a videoconference tool for older patients, who are vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Amwell also recently reported an increase in virtual visits, and the company expects to see that trend continue. “Already we’ve seen about a 10 percent to …

Regional Medical Center

Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148 | Healthcare IT News | 12/3/2019

Since launching telepsychiatry, CaroMont Regional Medical Center’s emergency department has reduced length of stay for psychiatric patients by approximately 70%. 12:52 PM CaroMont Regional Medical Center. Gastonia, North Carolina-based, 435-bed CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the anchor facility of a five-county, two-state, not-for-profit health system and value-based care provider, CaroMont Health. The medical center features a Level III trauma center. THE PROBLEM The …

Department of Veterans Affairs

New 2020 Candidate Deval Patrick Could Have Health Care Achilles’ Heel In His Ties To Industry, Drug Companies | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… Dems Put Focus On Stemming Veteran Suicides Top Democrats running for president in 2020 are vowing to reduce veteran suicide rates by improving access to mental health care and making improvements to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The issue has received newfound attention on the campaign trail with former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), as well …

Stanford Medicine

Through Apple Heart Study, Stanford Medicine Researchers Show Wearable Technology Can Help Detect Atrial Fibrillation | Business Wire | 11/14/2019

… participants received a notification and were asked to schedule a telehealth consultation with a doctor involved in the study through American Well. Participants were then sent ECG patches from BioTelemetry, which recorded the electrical rhythm … visit http://med.stanford.edu/school.html . The medical school is part of Stanford Medicine, which includes Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health. For information about all three, please visit http://med.stanford.edu . View source version on businesswire.com …

Sanford Health

Best Buy launches Tyto Care portable patient exam device nationwide | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/13/2019

… and send their results to a primary care provider for diagnosis and/or a prescription. Tyto Care has partnered with health systems including New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health and Charlotte, N.C.-based Novant Health to offer coverage for TytoHome users. The device costs $299 at Best Buy and each TytoHome visit is priced at $59 or less, depending on the user’s health insurance …

Ochsner Health System

Best Buy launches Tyto Care portable patient exam device nationwide | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/13/2019

… is powered by telehealth provider American Well, and send their results to a primary care provider for diagnosis and/or a prescription. Tyto Care has partnered with health systems including New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health and Charlotte, N.C.-based Novant Health to offer coverage for TytoHome users. The device costs $299 at Best Buy and each TytoHome visit is priced at $59 or …

Novant Health

Best Buy launches Tyto Care portable patient exam device nationwide | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/13/2019

… American Well, and send their results to a primary care provider for diagnosis and/or a prescription. Tyto Care has partnered with health systems including New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Sanford Health and Charlotte, N.C.-based Novant Health to offer coverage for TytoHome users. The device costs $299 at Best Buy and each TytoHome visit is priced at $59 or less, depending on the user’s …

CHRISTUS Health

AmWell acquires Aligned Telehealth to flesh out its behavioral health, telepsychiatry capabilities | MobiHealthNews | 11/7/2019

The acquisition also gives American Well access to a handful of major provider and payer customers. Telehealth giant American Well has struck a deal to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a vendor of telepsychiatry and behavioral health … Aligned Telehealth’ prior customers — for instance, Diamond Healthcare, Dignity Health, Christus Health, California Forensic Medical Group and Correctional Medical Group Companies. “We’ve long believed that by applying powerful technology and the right clinical expertise we …

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

HLTH19: Telehealth seeks to move beyond flu, but stymied by regulations | Healthcare Dive | 11/1/2019

… partnerships if it grows the new offering, in lieu of running an expensive provider network itself. But “on-site clinics are not new. Telehealth is not new,” Peter Flesichut, SVP and CTO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, said. “What is interesting is that they’re creating their own technology.” American Well’s Schoenberg also called out Amazon’s creating of its own platform, calling it a “bold step” to recognize the technology is foundational …

Harvard Medical School

‘Telehealth titans’ discuss cost-savings of virtual care, describe the hospital of the future | Healthcare IT News | 10/25/2019

… panel this past week at the HIMSS Connected Health Conference in Boston, Dr. John Halamka, international healthcare innovation professor at Harvard Medical School, and four other telehealth experts tried to arrive at a definition of … hour, talk among the other panelists – Roy Schoenberg, CEO of American Well; that company’s President of Customer Solutions Mike Baird; Dr. Lyle Berkowitz, chief medical officer at MDLIVE and a longtime physician IT leader at …

Humana

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and into new locations. It also will begin offering additional …

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and into new locations. It also will begin offering additional …

Cigna

Seeing record numbers of patients, will telehealth companies keep them after the pandemic ends? - MedCity News | 4/8/2020

… peak flu season numbers, said Charles Jones, CEO of MDLive , a large telehealth provider that recently struck a partnership with Cigna . Typically, the company sees about 4,000 visits per day during flu season. With the … many as 15,000 visits requested per day. As of Tuesday, AmWell said its patient visit volume was up 250 percent compared to the number of visits the company would normally see this time of year …

At Cigna, telehealth reduces patient costs and ER visits, and boosts use of generic Rx | Healthcare IT News | 11/21/2019

Focus on Patient Experience At Cigna, telehealth reduces patient costs and ER visits, and boosts use of generic Rx In addition, Cigna’s telemedicine customers have given high patient satisfaction scores: a Net Promoter Score of 81.1 among those who use the service. 11:37 AM A look at how patients make telemedicine appointments through Cigna’s telehealth program. As healthcare costs continue to rise, the employer clients of Cigna, a healthcare organization …

Aetna

Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules | Kaiser Health News | 3/27/2020

… nationwide. Its physician diagnosed his sinus infection and sent a prescription for an antibiotic to his local pharmacy. With his Aetna health coverage, which earlier this month temporarily waived its $45 patient copayment for virtual … Private technology companies such as Teladoc, Doctor On Demand and Amwell and large health care systems can provide a doctor directly to someone who contacts them. Other patients may seek a telemedicine appointment with their …

Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules | Kaiser Health News | 3/27/2020

… nationwide. Its physician diagnosed his sinus infection and sent a prescription for an antibiotic to his local pharmacy. With his Aetna health coverage, which earlier this month temporarily waived its $45 patient copayment for virtual … Private technology companies such as Teladoc, Doctor On Demand and Amwell and large health care systems can provide a doctor directly to someone who contacts them. Other patients may seek a telemedicine appointment with their …

Health Net

What the coronavirus pandemic means for the telehealth industry | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/11/2020

… Health Network is testing a videoconference tool for older patients, who are vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Amwell also recently reported an increase in virtual visits, and the company expects to see that trend continue. “Already we’ve seen about a 10 percent to 20 percent uptick in patient traffic,” said Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell. “As such, we’re working to scale our operation to ensure we can …

What the coronavirus pandemic means for the telehealth industry | Becker’s Hospital Review | 3/11/2020

… Health Network is testing a videoconference tool for older patients, who are vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Amwell also recently reported an increase in virtual visits, and the company expects to see that trend continue. “Already we’ve seen about a 10 percent to 20 percent uptick in patient traffic,” said Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell. “As such, we’re working to scale our operation to ensure we can …

MultiPlan

Amwell Strengthens Leadership Team with New Hires | PR Newswire | 3/11/2020

BOSTON National telehealth leader, Amwell ®, today announced the appointments of Amber Howe to Chief People Officer and Brendan Miller to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Health Plan Solutions, adding to the company’s seasoned … of experience transforming healthcare delivery. He comes to Amwell from MultiPlan, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Account Management, and Global Head of Health Plans, Employers, Providers, TPA’s, and Worker’s …

Amwell Strengthens Leadership Team with New Hires | PR Newswire | 3/11/2020

BOSTON National telehealth leader, Amwell ®, today announced the appointments of Amber Howe to Chief People Officer and Brendan Miller to Senior Vice President and General Manager of Health Plan Solutions, adding to the company’s seasoned … of experience transforming healthcare delivery. He comes to Amwell from MultiPlan, where he served as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Account Management, and Global Head of Health Plans, Employers, Providers, TPA’s, and Worker’s …

Anthem Blue Cross

HLTH19: Telehealth seeks to move beyond flu, but stymied by regulations | Healthcare Dive | 11/1/2019

… the care of its employees. ​American Well may face little threat if Amazon stepped more firmly into the market. The vendor contracts directly with health insurers and health systems like Cleveland Clinic and Anthem Blue Cross. Purchase, New York-based rival Teladoc, however, is different. The 17-year-old company relies heavily on subscriptions paid out by insurers (accounting for revenue of almost $120 million in the third quarter) over …

Telehealth eliminates time and distance to save money | Healthcare Finance | 10/16/2019

… can keep employees on the job rather than leaving work to see their primary care doctor or go to urgent care or the emergency room, according to Maria Proulx, regional vice president Sales, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Hampshire and former VP of Segment Solutions. “I absolutely tell you, employers love it,” Proulx said. “It’s the idea of trying to meet members where they’re at. They recognize the …

Independence Blue Cross

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… Association has advocated for care delivery models focusing on prevention and coordination. The panel is moderated by Ivor Horn, clinical advisor at health and benefits company Accolade, which works with companies like Humana, Independence Blue Cross, Teladoc and Lowes on improving health outcomes …

Is the next big digital health device going to be your TV? | MedCity News | 6/16/2019

Health Services , Health Tech Is the next big digital health device going to be your TV? Companies ranging from American Well to Comcast to Independence Blue Cross are looking to the television sets in people’s home as a healthcare delivery method. 16, 2019 at 12:37 PM Shares 1 Nielsen estimates that around 120 million American households have a TV, which amounts to around 96 percent of the country having access …

Jackie Drees

Amwell recognizes 22 health systems, payers for pandemic telehealth response | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Amwell recognizes 22 health systems, payers for pandemic telehealth response Jackie Drees - Print Email Amwell on July 13 announced the winners of its annual Client Awards, which recognize organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expand digital care delivery prior to and during the coronavirus pandemic. The telehealth company selected winners across five categories: clinical impact, engagement excellence, leadership alignment, community innovation and activation, and pandemic activation and acceleration. Here …

Ido Schoenberg

Amwell Honors Telehealth Innovation and Clinical Care Excellence with Annual Client Award Program | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

BOSTON , July 13, Today, Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, announced the recipients of its annual Client Awards. Awards were given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to expanding digital care delivery from access to … what it means to put patients and providers first,” said Ido Schoenberg, MD, Chairman and CEO of Amwell. “This has been a very challenging year and we continue to be inspired and energized by the …

Baillie Gifford

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Baillie Gifford The company is planning to use this latest infusion of cash to expand its footprint. Oscar offers direct-to-consumer health insurance. Currently it has plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth …

Seema Verma

Healthcare Leaders Form Taskforce on Telehealth Policy | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… per week to over a million per week, according to recent comments from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma . The Commonwealth Fund found that, in the mid-April peak of the current … Telehealth members is below. Peter Antall , MD, Chief Medical Officer, Amwell Krista Drobac , Executive Director, Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes , MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Brown University ; Board of Regents Chair-Emeritus, American …

Ann Mond Johnson

20 healthcare heavyweights form telehealth task force | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/18/2020

… to issue recommendations in early September. Here are the 20 members of the task force: Peter Antall, MD, CMO of Amwell Krista Drobac, executive director of the Alliance for Connected Care Yul Ejnes, MD, clinical … Hofmann, MD, digital health medical director of Stanford Health Care Ann Mond Johnson, CEO of American Telemedicine Association Chuck Ingoglia, president and CEO of National Council for Behavioral Health Chris Meyer, virtual care director of …

Roy Schoenberg

Amwell CEOs on the telehealth boom and why it will ‘democratize’ healthcare | FierceHealthcare | 6/9/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted the telehealth industry forward by decades in a matter of months, according to Amwell’s Roy Schoenberg. That not only benefits the Amwell’s business, but it’s a win for patients, said Schoenberg, who serves as the company’s president and co-CEO. “We are going to see an enormous amount of change, nothing short of a revolution, going forward,” he told Fierce Healthcare. Awards Roy and …

Christina Farr

Amwell CEOs on the telehealth boom and why it will ‘democratize’ healthcare | FierceHealthcare | 6/9/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has catapulted the telehealth industry forward by decades in a matter of months, according to Amwell’s Roy Schoenberg. That not only benefits the Amwell’s business, but it’s a win for patients … up to go public later this year, according to CNBC’s Christina Farr and Ari Levy. The company confidentially filed for an IPO earlier this week and has hired Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead …

Harry Kim

Cris De Luca leaves J&J, Harry Kim named inHealth CEO and other digital health hires and departures | 5/11/2020

… in talks to leave Haven. May 11, 2020 Share This morning, chronic-condition-management startup inHealth named digital health veteran Harry Kim as its next CEO and executive chairman. The company’s current CEO and original … companies, having previously worked for Australian telemedicine company Coviu and Amwell. Guisbond also has a track record of working in healthcare, having come to this position after working at Amwell and athenahealth. This morning Cris …

Laura Wood

Telehealth & COVID19: Once Patients Have Become Accustomed to Telehealth, They Will Continue to Make Use of Its Services Even After the Pandemic | PR Newswire | 4/30/2020

… emergency care. Telehealth providers have seen a surge in demand for their services. PlushCare appointments have risen by 70% while Amwell has seen an 158% increase in its app usage since January. Recently, companies like … focused, comprehensive and tailored research. Media Contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood , Senior Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 …

Donald Trump

‘But now is not that time’: UN Secretary-General rebukes Trump over plans to halt funding for WHO amid coronavirus pandemic | Business Insider | 4/15/2020

The UN Secretary-General said “now is not that time,” in a rebuke to President Donald Trump’s call to halt funding to the World Health Organization. Trump claims WHO mishandled the coronavirus outbreak and was … The Washington Post via Getty Images) Two staff members wheel Amwell telemedicine carts into the entrance of the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children’s Hospital in Mission Bay, San Francisco, California during an …

Phil Galewitz

Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules | Kaiser Health News | 3/27/2020

Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules By Phil Galewitz March 27, 2020 h1 Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules /h1 span class=”byline” Phil Galewitz … Private technology companies such as Teladoc, Doctor On Demand and Amwell and large health care systems can provide a doctor directly to someone who contacts them. Other patients may seek a telemedicine appointment with their …

Judd Hollander

Patients overwhelm telehealth services amid coronavirus pandemic - STAT | 3/17/2020

… can get the technology to support these astounding volumes,” said Roy Schoenberg, the CEO of the Boston-based telemedicine company Amwell. “But you’re very quickly getting to a point where the supply of medical services … 19 cases. “You can’t invent a system during a disaster,” Judd Hollander, senior vice president for health care delivery innovation at Jefferson Health, told STAT. Health systems, it seems, must do so anyway. Sign up …

Tom Mihaljevic

Cleveland Clinic nabs James Merlino from Press Ganey | FierceHealthcare | 11/25/2019

… clinical transformation officer. In this position, Merlino will oversee the Office of Patient Experience, Enterprise Quality & Safety and the Office of Continuous Improvement. He will report directly to Cleveland Clinic CEO and President Tom Mihaljevic, M.D. He will begin the role Dec. 1. Webinar On The Front Lines: How Payers Can Combat The Opioid Epidemic What will it take to solve the opioid epidemic? In this webinar, we’ll share real …

Toby Cosgrove

Dr. Toby Cosgrove appointed senior advisor at InnovaHealth Partners | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/22/2019

Toby Cosgrove, MD, former CEO at Cleveland Clinic, joined medical device innovation company InnovaHealth Partners as a senior advisor, according to a Nov. 20 news release . Dr. Cosgrove served as CEO of Cleveland Clinic from … and telemedicine startup, in October, as well as telehealth company American Well in November. More articles on health IT …

Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick plans to step down from healthcare boards for presidential run | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/16/2019

Print Email Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick , a former governor of Massachusetts, plans to leave two healthcare company boards he has served on in recent years, but could still face criticism for his involvement, according to The Wall Street Journal . The boards include those of telemedicine company American Well and pharmaceutical company Global Blood Therapeutics. His involvement on the GBT board included work on the executive compensation committee, which approved …

Pete Buttigieg

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… and criticize the pharmaceutical industry. Since leaving the governorship of Massachusetts in 2015, Patrick has served on the boards of American Well Corp., a telemedicine company, and Global Blood Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical firm. Patrick plans … Harris (D-Calif.), as well as South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all releasing plans in recent weeks to address the issue. (Hellmann, 11/14) Los Angeles Times: Sen. Kamala Harris Introduces Bill To Boost Towns …

Bernie Sanders

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… Bernie Sanders. (Armour and Jamerson, 11/14) The Wall Street Journal: Deval Patrick’s Ties To Health-Care Industry Could Be A Liability Deval Patrick’s ties to health-care and drug companies could make him a punching bag for Democratic candidates who support single-payer health care and criticize the pharmaceutical industry. Since leaving the governorship of Massachusetts in 2015, Patrick has served on the boards of American Well Corp., a telemedicine …

Kamala Harris

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… and criticize the pharmaceutical industry. Since leaving the governorship of Massachusetts in 2015, Patrick has served on the boards of American Well Corp., a telemedicine company, and Global Blood Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical firm. Patrick plans … Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), as well as South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all releasing plans in recent weeks to address the issue. (Hellmann, 11/14 …

Elizabeth Warren

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. (Armour and Jamerson, 11/14) The Wall Street Journal: Deval Patrick’s Ties To Health-Care Industry Could Be A Liability Deval Patrick’s ties to health-care and drug companies could make him a punching bag for Democratic candidates who support single-payer health care and criticize the pharmaceutical industry. Since leaving the governorship of Massachusetts in 2015, Patrick has served on the boards of American Well

Joe Biden

First Edition: November 15, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 11/15/2019

… suicide rates by improving access to mental health care and making improvements to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The issue has received newfound attention on the campaign trail with former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), as well as South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg all releasing plans in recent weeks to address the issue. (Hellmann, 11/14 …

Mintu Turakhia

Through Apple Heart Study, Stanford Medicine Researchers Show Wearable Technology Can Help Detect Atrial Fibrillation | Business Wire | 11/14/2019

… study to date. “The study’s findings will help patients and clinicians understand how devices like the Apple Watch can play a role in identifying atrial fibrillation, a deadly and often undiagnosed disease,” said Mintu Turakhia, MD, associate professor of cardiovascular medicine. “Additionally, these important findings lay the foundation for further research into the use of emerging wearable technologies in clinical practice and demonstrate the unique potential of large-scale app …

Dedi Gilad

Tyto Care Launches TytoHome Nationwide at Best Buy Stores | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

Dedi Gilad , CEO and co-founder of Tyto Care. “Tyto Care’s mission has always been to make high-quality health care accessible and on demand, from any location, to as many people as possible. This launch signifies a major step forward for the future of health care.” Tyto Care has partnered with leading health systems to offer nationwide coverage for TytoHome users. Providers include: American Well® and LiveHealth Online , covering …

Michael Balmuth

American Well Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Create The Largest Telepsychiatry Platform | HIT Consultant | 11/8/2019

… the mounting challenges of clinician shortages, fragmented care and societal stigmas impeding adequate behavioral health access and treatment. “Our goal is to transform healthcare by backing highly strategic and profoundly impactful organizations,” said Michael Balmuth, Managing Partner at SV Health Investors, Aligned’s sole institutional investor. “Aligned Telehealth has delivered proven results in the behavioral health space generally and telepsychiatry specifically. We’re delighted to see Aligned join forces with American Well …

Jason Gorevic

HLTH19: Telehealth seeks to move beyond flu, but stymied by regulations | Healthcare Dive | 11/1/2019

… rich world that’s used for things beyond the flu or the rash,” Roy Schoenberg, CEO of privately-held telehealth vendor American Well, told Healthcare Dive. “The thirst on the side of the health system to … help them navigate virtual and in-person care options. CEO Jason Gorevic said on the company’s third quarter earnings call Thursday the service enrolled 100,000 employees from Nationwide Insurance and UPS so far. Just two …

Mike Baird

ATA appoints 4 new board members | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/30/2019

ATA appoints 4 new board members Jackie Drees - American Telemedicine Association announced Oct. 28 the addition of four new members to its 2020 board of directors. Here are the new members joining the ATA Board of Directors: · Mike Baird, president of customer solutions at American Well.· Joseph M. DeVivo, CEO at InTouch Health.· Andrea Gelzer, MD, senior vice president of Medical Affairs at AmeriHealth Caritas.· Yasmine Winkler, former CEO at …

Alexandria, Virginia

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Alexandria, Louisiana

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and …

Boston, Massachusetts

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… communities and rpm. Point of care solutions that include advanced remote diagnostic devices plus artificial intelligence, communication using Zoom or AmWell video calls, and patient education. 98point6 (Seattle). 98point6 is an app that provides virtual … to create a mobile eye center featuring ocular telehealth. 3Derm (Boston). 3Derm is an imaging system that takes pictures of a person’s skin and delivers three views to a dermatologist for virtual visits. A&D …

Amwell IPO Confidentially Filed with SEC | 6/12/2020

Originally posted June 12, 2020 An Amwell IPO is rumored to be filed with the SEC . As telehealth services grow in demand, investors look for opportunities. And Amwell stock could be one of them. But is Amwell a good investment? Here’s what we know… Amwell IPO: The Business In 2006, brothers Ido and Roy Schoenberg founded American Well, more commonly known as Amwell. It’s a telemedicine company based in Boston

State of California

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … liver performance, nutrition and COVID-19. $64 OMERS Growth Equity, California Medical Association, Meritech Capital, Echo Health Ventures, CVF and GV The funds will help it to continue growing new and existing ACOs in addition …

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … liver performance, nutrition and COVID-19. $64 OMERS Growth Equity, California Medical Association, Meritech Capital, Echo Health Ventures, CVF and GV The funds will help it to continue growing new and existing ACOs in addition …

Bristol, Connecticut

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … build tech-enabled accountable care organizations. $60 Novo Holdings, Evotec, Bristol Myers Squibb and GT Healthcare Capital Partners The money will expand the various projects in Exscientia’s portfolio and pipeline, and help it launch new …

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help providers scale. Amwell is among the largest consumer and enterprise telehealth providers. Series B $143 Andreessen Horowitz … build tech-enabled accountable care organizations. $60 Novo Holdings, Evotec, Bristol Myers Squibb and GT Healthcare Capital Partners The money will expand the various projects in Exscientia’s portfolio and pipeline, and help it launch new …

State of New Jersey

NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Updates: Here’s What You Need To Know | Patch | 6/18/2020

NEW JERSEY – Developments in the new coronavirus outbreak continue to unfold rapidly in New Jersey now that the number of cases has risen to 167,703, and 12,769 people have died. Patch will be running regular … Downe Township 5.10 Dumont 17.41 Dunellen 25.81 Eagleswood 6.26 East Amwell Township 4.12 East Brunswick 13.65 East Greenwich 4.81 East Hanover 11.96 East Newark 27.02 East Orange 28.87 East Rutherford 14.37 East Windsor 19.38 Eastampton …

UPDATE: Hunterdon up to 1,049 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths, as of Thursday, June 18 | 6/18/2020

… June 18, up from 1,041 on Monday, June 15, and increased to 67 deaths as of Thursday, according to The New Jersey Department of Health . The New Jersey Department of Health also reports that as … Borough held steady yet again at 19 confirmed cases. West Amwell Township held steady at 19 confirmed cases. The township has three reported deaths. Kingwood Township held steady yet again at 17 confirmed cases. The …

State of Texas

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

AUSTIN, Texas- Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Digital Health sector for the second quarter (Q2) and … included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart: Digital Health – Top VC Funding Rounds in 1H 2020 In 1H 2020 …

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

AUSTIN, Texas- Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Digital Health sector for the second quarter (Q2) and … included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart: Digital Health – Top VC Funding Rounds in 1H 2020 In 1H 2020 …

Burlington, North Carolina

NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Updates: Here’s What You Need To Know | Patch | 6/18/2020

… are below): Here is where deaths were reported in New Jersey as of Wednesday, June 17: Atlantic: 184 Bergen: 1,681 Burlington: 364 Camden: 417 Cape May: 61 Cumberland: 118 Essex: 1,755 Gloucester: 166 Hudson: 1,257 … Downe Township 5.10 Dumont 17.41 Dunellen 25.81 Eagleswood 6.26 East Amwell Township 4.12 East Brunswick 13.65 East Greenwich 4.81 East Hanover 11.96 East Newark 27.02 East Orange 28.87 East Rutherford 14.37 East Windsor 19.38 Eastampton …

NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Updates: Here’s What You Need To Know | Patch | 6/18/2020

… are below): Here is where deaths were reported in New Jersey as of Sunday, June 21: Atlantic: 188 Bergen: 1,696 Burlington: 371 Camden: 416 Cape May: 62 Cumberland: 124 Essex: 1,760 Gloucester: 171 Hudson: 1,262 … Downe Township 5.10 Dumont 17.41 Dunellen 25.81 Eagleswood 6.26 East Amwell Township 4.12 East Brunswick 13.65 East Greenwich 4.81 East Hanover 11.96 East Newark 27.02 East Orange 28.87 East Rutherford 14.37 East Windsor 19.38 Eastampton …

State of Delaware

NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Updates: Here’s What You Need To Know | Patch | 6/18/2020

Delaware Township 4.25 Delran 8.18 Demarest 9.28 Dennis Township 9.93 Denville 9.12 Deptford 16.68 Dover 36.54 Downe Township 5.10 Dumont 17.41 Dunellen 25.81 Eagleswood 6.26 East Amwell Township 4.12 East Brunswick 13.65 East Greenwich 4.81 East Hanover 11.96 East Newark 27.02 East Orange 28.87 East Rutherford 14.37 East Windsor 19.38 Eastampton 9.24 Eatontown 22.96 Edgewater 10.75 Edgewater Park 10.88 Edison 17.71 Egg Harbor City 8.43 Egg Harbor Township 5.09 Elizabeth …

NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Updates: Here’s What You Need To Know | Patch | 6/12/2020

Delaware Township 4.25 Delran 8.18 Demarest 9.28 Dennis Township 9.93 Denville 9.12 Deptford 16.68 Dover 36.54 Downe Township 5.10 Dumont 17.41 Dunellen 25.81 Eagleswood 6.26 East Amwell Township 4.12 East Brunswick 13.65 East Greenwich 4.81 East Hanover 11.96 East Newark 27.02 East Orange 28.87 East Rutherford 14.37 East Windsor 19.38 Eastampton 9.24 Eatontown 22.96 Edgewater 10.75 Edgewater Park 10.88 Edison 17.71 Egg Harbor City 8.43 Egg Harbor Township 5.09 Elizabeth …

State of Arizona

Roll Over, Hippocrates of Kos — We’re Not In Dr. Welby’s Office Anymore Because, Thanks To The COVID-19 Pandemic, We’re Staring At A Computer Screen & A Physician From Miles Distant Is Staring At One Of Us On His/Her Computer Screen | 6/24/2020

… Peril Of Virtual Health Care By John Seabrook TagCrowd Cloud provides a visual summary of the blog post below allowing Amwell benefits care cent center clinic company connected covid Dartmouth-Hitchcock doctor employee feel going … on the Papago—now the Tohono O’odham—reservation in southern Arizona while also testing the technology for use in spaceflight. In the early eighties, NASA began developing a tele-ICU for astronauts on Space Station …

The Promise and the Peril of Virtual Health Care | The New Yorker | 6/22/2020

… which operated between 1973 and 1977, offered remote health care on the Papago—now the Tohono O’odham—reservation in southern Arizona while also testing the technology for use in spaceflight. In the early eighties, NASA … handles twenty thousand visits a day. Advertisement Both Teladoc and Amwell, a major competitor, also offer online doctor’s appointments, starting at about eighty dollars, to people without insurance. Other companies sell yearly memberships that offer …