BOSTON, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- American Well, the leading telehealth company, announced today the recipients of its annual Telehealth Awards. The awards are given to organizations that have made exceptional contributions to advancing telehealth on behalf of their members, employees, communities, providers, and patients. Recipients were honored with the awards at American Well's annual Client Forum this past March 27-29 in Miami, in front of an audience of more than 200 leading health systems, health plans, employers, and digital health companies.
"We are so proud to recognize and share our 2016 award recipients, who are making unbelievable strides to advance telehealth. This year's winners are collectively pushing the envelope on what can be done with telehealth. From development of population-specific chronic programs, to sharing clinical services on our Exchange™, to bringing care into pharmacies and schools, to utilizing our SDK to embed telehealth into existing mobile apps – these organizations are bringing healthcare to life in amazing new ways," said Danielle Russella, President, Client Solutions, American Well.
This year's awards showcased 12 organizations, across four categories; Telehealth Achievement, Clinical Innovation, Engagement Excellence, and Telehealth Leadership. Following are the recipients of the 2016 Telehealth Awards:
For Telehealth Achievement:
- LiveHealth Online/Anthem Inc.
- Nemours Children's Health System
For Clinical Innovation:
- BayCare Health
- Children's Health in Dallas
- Mohawk Industries
For Engagement Excellence:
- Intermountain Healthcare
- J.R. Simplot Company
- Southwest Medical Associates
For Telehealth Leadership:
- BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
- Cleveland Clinic
- Pitney Bowes
American Well has been collaborating with its partners for more than a decade, jointly bringing to market programs and services that have extended traditional healthcare. The company currently serves more than 250 healthcare partners nationwide from a wide array of industries, including health plans, employers, retail outlets, pharmacy and pharmaceutical companies, and 70 health systems comprised of more than 700 hospitals.
For more information on American Well's telehealth services and its award-winning clients, visit www.americanwell.com.
About American Well
American Well uses telehealth to improve people's access to quality care. Through our partnerships with the nation's largest health systems, insurers, employers, and retailers, our award-winning telehealth Exchange™ and our direct-to-consumer service, Amwell®, we connect millions of Americans to the doctors they trust for live video visits. Through the power of telehealth, we help patients get the care they need in a timely fashion, and help doctors be there for their patients. We build technologies to make healthcare go where people need it most. For more on how we are changing healthcare delivery through telehealth, visit AmericanWell.com.
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