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Category: Amwell

  • Amwell’s SilverCloud buy yields new digital tool for mental health

    Telehealth company Amwell has marked Mental Health Awareness month with the launch of a digital tool that will deliver cognitive behavioural health interventions across a spectrum of mental illness. The suite – which combines virtual therapy and psychiatry, optional coaching, and digital mental health programmes tailored to the patient’s needs – has been developed in […]

  • Hospital Telehealth Vendor Financials Round Up – Teladoc Health, Amwell & SOC Telemed

    Several hospital telehealth vendors enjoyed great success in 2020 as they benefitted from unprecedented demand for their IT and services during the pandemic. But as lockdown restrictions were lifted and the strain on hospitals’ in-house capacity across the ICU and other acute care wards eased into the second half of 2021, were the vendors able […]

  • Amwell Launches Comprehensive Behavioral Health Program

    What You Should Know: – Digital care delivery company Amwell launches Amwell Comprehensive Behavioral Health Program, an evidence-based, comprehensive and scalable behavioral health solution that can be tailored to meet specific population needs across the full spectrum of care. – Designed to address the growing mental health crisis, the Amwell program enables payers and providers […]

  • Analysis: Seeking Balance in the Hyperactive Mental Health Tech Market

    The prevalence of mental and behavioral health conditions has been on the rise in recent decades, further aggravated by the pandemic in the last two years. Social isolation, grief from the loss of loved ones, fear of contracting the virus, and financial worries were all major stress factors that increasingly affected the mental wellbeing of […]

  • Electronics giant LG makes health play with Amwell alliance

    Consumer electronics giant LG has made a big foray into the digital health arena via a partnership with US telehealth player Amwell. The two companies say they intend to develop “device-based service solutions designed to make it easier for patients to access care, whether in a hospital or at home.” South Korean LG – which […]

  • LG and Amwell Partner Co-Develop Digital Health Service Solutions

    What You Should Know: – LG announced its partnership to Amwell to expand the boundaries of virtual care. By combining LG’s broad innovation portfolio with Amwell’s deep digital health care experience, the two companies plan to jointly develop new device-based service solutions designed to make it easier for patients to access care, whether in a hospital […]

  • Amwell dials in deals worth $320m to buy two digital health players

    US telehealth group Amwell has agreed to buy two digital health specialists – SilverCloud Health and Conversa Health – as it looks to expand its services amid a boom in virtual healthcare delivery. SilverCloud specialises in digital cognitive behavioural health programmes aimed at people with mental health issues like anxiety and depression, while Conversa offers […]

  • Amwell Acquires Conversa Health & SilverCloud Health – M&A

    What You Should Know: – Amwell®, a telehealth leader, today announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire SilverCloud Health, a leading digital mental health platform, and Conversa Health, a leader in automated virtual healthcare. – By adding the technology of these two companies to its virtual care platform, Amwell is greatly enhancing the […]

  • Amwell Integrates Biobeat’s Wearable RPM Devices with Virtual Care Platform

    What You Should Know: –  Amwell, who has collaborated with Biobeat, and will integrate Biobeat’s AI-powered wearable remote patient monitoring solutions into its Converge virtual care platform. – The integration will allow clinicians using Amwell’s Converge platform to continuously monitor patient vitals and receive deterioration alerts directly to their mobile phones via Biobeat’s AI-powered, automated real-time early warning […]

  • Amwell Joins the Ranks of Amazon, Intermountain on Home-Based Care Coalition

    Moving Health Home (MHH) — the recently announced home-based care advancement coalition — has a new founding member. Telehealth company Amwell (NYSE: AMWL) has joined an array of health care industry leaders from across the continuum that also includes Amazon Care and Intermountain Healthcare. Boston-based Amwell is a telehealth platform that supports urgent care, acute […]

  • Amwell’s CEO Roy Schoenberg on Telehealth as “Healthcare Infrastructure”

    By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “Telehealth has a much bigger role to play than just carrying out transactions,” says Amwell’s President & CEO, Roy Schoenberg, who joins Jess DaMassa for a sweeping philosophical discussion about how telehealth’s role will continue to evolve through the covid19 pandemic and the changes its forced on the healthcare market. […]

  • Concentra Transitions Telemed Offering from Amwell to eVisit Virtual Care Platform

    What You Should Know: –  Concentra recently transitioned their three-year-old Concentra Telemed® offering from Amwell to the eVisit Virtual Care platform. – The eVisit Virtual Care platform is supporting all of Concentra’s telemedicine requirements, including its industry-leading 24/7/365 Concentra Telemed offering and Concentra Telerehab®, conducting more than 8,000 virtual visits a month. – eVisit was […]

  • UnitedHealth Rolls Out Employer Virtual Primary Care Plan

    What You Should Know: – UnitedHealthcare is rolling out a virtual primary care plan for employers that will be powered by telehealth platform Amwell, CNBC first reports. – The virtual primary care plan will allow patients access to physicians with low or no co-pays for routine care via phone or computer. – The virtual primary […]

  • 5 big healthcare lawsuits of 2020

    Some of the biggest legal stories of the year include patients attempting to mount a class action lawsuit against Mayo Clinic after an employee improperly viewed more than 1,600 health records and the Supreme Court hearing opening arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the ACA’s individual mandate.

  • Recent Executive Hires: CVS Health New President, Cleveland Clinic/Amwell Joint Venture Leadership, Others

    Neela Montgomery, EVP & President at CVS Pharmacy/Retail CVS Health Corporation names Neela Montgomery Executive Vice President and President of CVS Pharmacy/Retail, effective November 30, 2020. Montgomery will oversee the company’s 10,000 pharmacies across the United States. Montgomery, currently a Board Partner at venture capital firm Greycroft, most recently served as chief executive officer of […]

  • Amwell Launches New Offerings to Increase Doctor-to-Patient Virtual Connectivity

    What You Should Know: – Amwell just announced some new offerings Amwell Now, Touchpoint Tablet software, and C500 to help increase doctor-to-patient virtual connections as patient and doctor preferences change in light of the pandemic. – The new solutions (a quick-to-deploy video visit offering, new tablet software, and a telemedicine cart) are designed to be […]

  • Teladoc v. AmWell: 5 things to know

    Teladoc Health has sued competitor American Well for patent infringement. The company is seeking unspecified damages and a ruling that would prevent AmWell from using the telemedicine cart technology that Teladoc claims to hold the patents for.

  • #Healthin2Point00, Episode 160 | Lawsuits galore, and a faux IPO

    The thing to do in health tech this week? Trademark infringement. Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we try to make sense of all the lawsuits right now with Teladoc suing Amwell, Allscripts suing CarePortMD, and whose side are we on for Zocdoc suing Zocdoc? On Episode 160, Jess asks me to make sense […]

  • From Virtual Care to Hybrid Care: COVID-19 and the Future of Healthcare

    Amwell, a national telehealth leader, released the results of its annual Physician and Consumer Survey. The results show physicians and consumers expect to use telehealth more often following COVID-19 than they did before the pandemic. Telehealth usage is up considerably in 2020, with 22% of consumers and 80% of physicians having a virtual visit this year, up […]

  • #Healthin2Point00, Episode 157 | The phrase is “Takeout Speculation”!

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I gossip about the wild rumor that UnitedHealthcare is acquiring Amwell. On Episode 157, we discuss Lark raising $55 million in a Series C along with a deal with Anthem to be their preferred DPP provider, Medicare Advantage plan Clover going public with a valuation of […]

  • Amwell and Cigna Ranks High in Telehealth Patient Satisfaction, J.D. Power Finds

    What You Should Know: – Amwell ranks highest among direct to consumer brands and Cigna ranks highest among health plans for telehealth patient satisfaction, according to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Telehealth Satisfaction Study – Though telehealth has been pitched as a solution to improve access to healthcare for everyone, more than half (52%) of […]

  • Amwell, Tyto Care Expand Partnership to Power Augmented Virtual Care Experiences

    What You Should Know: – Tyto Care and Amwell® announced an expanded partnership, allowing the companies to develop new integrations to enhance virtual care offerings for providers. – By pairing Tyto Care’s TytoHome device and platform with Amwell’s platform, the two companies will together provide patients and providers with augmented virtual care experiences and broadly enrich the capabilities and satisfaction with healthcare organizations’ […]

  • Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 146 | Can We Call it Digital Health Anymore?

    Can we call this digital health anymore? What do we call it? On Episode 146 of Health in 2 Point 00, Jessica DaMassa asks me about Amwell filing for their S1, Lyra Health getting $110M to develop their mental health platform, PatientPop raising $50M to improve SEO for doctors and patients (they also brought Johnathan […]

  • Google pumps $100m into Amwell as telehealth firm eyes IPO

    It’s all go in the US telehealth sector, with Alphabet’s Google investing $100 million in Amwell on the same day the Boston-based firm unveiled plans for an initial public offering (IPO). Google has also agreed a partnership with Amwell that makes the telehealth company its preferred partner, while Amwell in turn has agreed to switch […]

  • Virtually or In-Person, Automation Improves The Healthcare Experience

    Muthu Alagappan, MD, Medical Director at Notable Health The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented shift in the way consumers view and access a variety of goods and services—and healthcare is no exception. Recent studies show that many patients, including vulnerable populations like those living with cancer, are delaying recommended care and procedures—and will continue to do so for at least several […]