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Physical Examination Comes to Telehealth Visits Through New Partnership


physical-examination-comes-to-telehealth-visits-through-new-partnershipTyto Care — a telehealth company with breakthrough technology for conducting remote medical visits and examinations — and American Well — a leading telehealth technology and services company — recently announced a new partnership to combine video telehealth visits with comprehensive remote examinations.

Together the companies will offer the tools needed to conduct “the most complete virtual visit in telemedicine, significantly expanding the scope and safety of care delivered to consumers via telehealth.”

“This partnership will further our efforts to extend the clinician’s reach beyond the four walls of the clinic,” said Dedi Gilad, CEO and Co-Founder of Tyto Care. “Our collaborative efforts will allow us to unlock one of telehealth’s most challenging shortcomings by adding remote examinations to fully inform a telehealth visit, closely replicating what happens in the doctor’s office.”

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Concentra and American Well Tackle Telemedicine for Occupational Medicine


telemedicineConcentra, a respected provider of occupational medicine, recently announced it is expanding its delivery of quality medical care to more employees through the addition of telemedicine services as part of a strategic partnership with American Well, a leading telehealth technology company.

The addition of the new telemedicine service allows employees to virtually connect with Concentra physicians via computers, kiosks, and smart mobile devices.
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Concentra, American Well Aim to ‘Reshape’ Occupational Medicine Industry Via Telemedicine


Chiron Health Unveils New Telemedicine Software Billing ToolsConcentra, the nation’s largest provider of occupational medicine, announced Thursday that it is expanding its delivery of quality medical care to more employees through the addition of telemedicine services.

It’s all part of a strategic partnership with American Well, a telehealth technology company.

“The addition of the new telemedicine service allows employees to virtually connect with Concentra physicians via computers, kiosks, and smart mobile devices,” this morning’s announcement reads.
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Tyto Care, American Well Get Physical with Telehealth


American Well Delivering Doctor Visits via Mobile DevicesThis week, Tyto Care — a telehealth company with breakthrough technology for conducting remote medical visits and examinations — and American Well — a leading telehealth technology and services company — announced a new partnership to combine video telehealth visits with comprehensive remote examinations.

Together the companies will offer the tools needed to conduct “the most complete virtual visit in telemedicine, significantly expanding the scope and safety of care delivered to consumers via telehealth.”

“This partnership will further our efforts to extend the clinician’s reach beyond the four walls of the clinic,” said Dedi Gilad, CEO and Co-Founder of Tyto Care. “Our collaborative efforts will allow us to unlock one of telehealth’s most challenging shortcomings by adding remote examinations to fully inform a telehealth visit, closely replicating what happens in the doctor’s office.”
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American Well Appoints First Chief Medical Officer


American Well Appoints First Chief Medical OfficerAmerican Well, a national telehealth services provider, announced Monday the appointment of Peter Antall, MD, as its first Chief Medical Officer.

“Today, as more consumers download Amwell for doctor visits and our healthcare partners adopt telehealth services in droves, the need for medical leadership is more apparent than ever.  Many of our health plan and health system partners are increasingly looking to us for telehealth direction and vision, not just software and implementation services,” said Dr. Roy Schoenberg, CEO of American Well.  “Peter has already stepped up and provided that insight for many of our partners as they navigate uncharted waters to deliver online care to their patients for the first time.  We are very pleased to promote Peter into this new, expanded role in addition to the incredible work he continues to do as president of Online Care Group.”
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New App From American Well Creates Easy Integration For Telemedicine Services


New App From America Well Creates Easy Integration For Telemedicine ServicesBoston-based American Well has been at the forefront of telemedicine for almost a decade. In a recent announcement, America Well shared that they would be unveiling a new design to allow physicians to integrate telemedicine into their practice.

According to Beta Boston, the timing of the AW8 app is ideal, because UnitedHealthcare recently announced that telemedicine visits will now be covered within their network.

The AW8 app is designed to address urgent, yet non-life-threatening health care needs. The app manages everything from scheduling, medical records, and payments. It even allows doctor access to Apple’s HealthKit—meaning that they can see the most up-to-date patient data they require for diagnosis.

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More Employers Advocating For Telemedicine on Behalf of Their Employees


More Employers Advocating For Telemedicine on Behalf of Their EmployeesWith the notable advances in telemedicine over the last few years, many employers who once balked at paying for telemedicine services or access to telemedicine services are now having a change of heart.

Incredibly, nearly 50% of employers are now advocating for — and even willing to pay for  — some form of telemedicine service.

The reasons for the change of heart are many, including the lower cost of telemedicine consultations and less time spent out of the office while employees still receive the quality medical care they desire and deserve.

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