Tag Archives: well

Will ‘Digital-First’ Health Plans Usher in Telehealth At-Scale? | Danielle Russella, American Well

Health Tech Dec 16, 2019• By JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Is healthcare on the way to ‘telehealth at-scale?’ We checked in with American Well’s Danielle Russella, President & GM of Health Plan Solutions, to rumor-check the buzz we’ve been hearing about “digital-first health plans” and what that means for the future of health plan coverage… Read More »

Should J&J owe billions for Oklahoma’s opioid crisis? We’ll find out Monday

Opioid drugmakers face thousands of lawsuits around the country, a mountain of them grouped in Cleveland’s federal court. But right now, it’s a Monday decision—in the first opioid case to make it to trial nationally—that has market watchers bracing for news. Judge Thad Balkman in Oklahoma’s Cleveland County is set to rule Monday on the state’s lawsuit against Johnson &… Read More »

The Trebek Effect: The Benefits of Well Wishes

Richard Gunderman, Indiana University Long-time “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek announced in March that he had been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Within days, he offered thanks to “the hundreds of thousands of people who have sent emails, texts, tweets, and cards wishing me well regarded my health.” Then last month, Trebek reported that his… Read More »

American Well rolls out acute care telehealth cart for specialty access

Dive Brief: American Well on Tuesday launched a new acute care telehealth cart to connect patients and care teams to remote specialists. The American Well 760 Cart is designed for health systems performing telemedicine via the company’s software or an existing Cisco infrastructure.  Features include a touch panel and 20x zoom to increase image clarity,… Read More »