Fierce Health Payer July 28, 2021
Amwell is acquiring two digital health companies for $320 million to expand its services beyond telehealth visits.
The virtual care company is scooping up SilverCloud Health, a digital mental health platform, and Conversa Health, which offers automated virtual healthcare.
The addition of the two companies’ technology will help to differentiate Amwell from other telehealth players, company executives said.
“Each company brings unique, proven capabilities that will position Amwell to materially advance the reach and impact of care teams on patients’ lives through the use of interactive tools that strengthen the cohesion between physical and virtual care,” Amwell executives said in a press release.
“We believe that future care delivery will inevitably blend in-person, virtual and digital care experiences and as such, we are...