Top Healthcare Executives to Discuss Online Care's Growth Nationwide at AHIP Institute 2010

Jun 03, 2010, 10:36 ET from American Well

BOSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- More states across the U.S. are rolling out Online Care services, and new uses for the innovative technology are emerging -- from live specialists in primary care practices to behavioral health on-demand and transformational pharmacy services. Leaders on the forefront of Online Care will share their visions and experiences during a panel discussion titled, "Online Care In Action" at the AHIP Institute 2010 Conference on June 10, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. in the Innovations Center at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

The session will include the following distinguished panelists:

  • Cynthia Ambres, MD, MS, senior vice president & chief medical officer, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York, BlueShield of Northeastern New York
  • MaryAnn Stump, SVP and chief strategy and innovation officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Robert Thompson, EVP Pharmacy, Rite Aid
  • Michael Vollmer, director, Engagements & Prototypes, Transformational Development, Ascension Health
  • Rob Webb, CEO, OptumHealth Care Solutions
  • Moderator: Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH, CEO, American Well Systems

Institute 2010 is the annual conference for AHIP, the national association representing nearly 1,300 member companies providing health insurance coverage to more than 200 million Americans. The conference will be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, June 9-11, 2010. More information can be found at

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