Health Care Blog June 24, 2021
Jessica DaMassa, WTF Health

“We have to look at telehealth as an operating system.” Amwell ($AMWL) President & CEO Roy Schoenberg has a way with analogies, and some of his best land in this interview as we get a highly detailed, insider’s perspective about how payers and health systems are rethinking telehealth as a result of their experiences during the pandemic.

Bottom line: The pandemic taught us that telehealth can be used to deliver a much wider variety of healthcare services than just urgent care and, so the whole idea of ‘telehealth’ is changing from healthcare product to healthcare infrastructure. Mental health care, physical therapy, medication management, primary care, and more have all moved to telehealth and, along with that shift, the “rules of...

Today's Sponsors

ZeOmega
Holon
Transcarent

Today's Sponsors

Crossover Health
Qure4u

Today's Sponsor

Institute for Healthcare Improvement

 
Topics: Digital Health, Health IT, Interview / Q&A, Technology, Telehealth, Trends
Telehealth investments soar even as market matures
Telehealth Has a Place in Rheumatology, but It Also Has Limits, Study Finds
Avera Health sells off telemedicine services unit to Aquiline Capital Partners
Why insurers should continue covering telehealth post-pandemic
With Amwell’s deal, the acquisition race heats up in telehealth