Amwell Blog

The SilverCloud Health Journey to 1 Million Users

Depression among adults in the United States has tripled from 8.5 percent just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic to 32.8% or nearly 1 in every 3 American adults today. We see similar alarming numbers across other mental health issues and conditions such as Anxiety. Insomnia and Stress. Only about half of those suffering receive the […]

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A Teaching Moment for Next Generation Rx-to-OTC Switch: Updated

On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, FDA announced the availability of the proposed rule Nonprescription Drug Product with an Additional Condition for Nonprescription Use (Docket No. FDA-2021-N-0862). The proposed rule outlines requirements for a nonprescription drug product that has an additional condition for nonprescription use (ACNU). The proposed rule intends to increase options for developing and marketing safe […]

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Hospital Execs Eye Expanded Virtual Care and Streamlined Platforms in Years Ahead A new survey from Amwell and HIMSS Analytics sheds light on postpandemic strategy and planned investments in telehealth at hospitals and health systems

The pandemic hasn’t left much room for long-range planning. Hospitals and health systems spent much of the past year in a state of emergency, grappling with shuttered clinics, staff shortages, taxed ICUs, and other day-to-day crises.

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5 Ways telehealth is democratizing access to healthcare

Social determinants of health (SDoH) – the economic and social conditions that influence individual and group differences in health status, like education, economic stability, etc. – account for upwards of 80% of a population’s health outcomes (National Academy of Medicine). Telehealth and other digital tools have the power to democratize access to care helping to […]

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