Telehealth and Urgent Care During COVID-19 While telehealth is well positioned to help mitigate the impact and spread of COVID-19, it is not an emergency care service

Americans who are sheltering at home and worried about COVID-19 are increasingly turning to virtual care, as are those seeking routine urgent care unrelated to COVID-19. At Amwell, we are seeing an unprecedented surge in demand for our services each day. We are working around the clock to scale capacity, onboard new providers, and ramp […]

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Will it scale? Questions to consider when assessing whether your business can scale in times of need

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a once-in-a-lifetime test to the healthcare industry.  We have all been touched by the courageous response of healthcare workers and the broader healthcare ecosystem doing their best to prevent the spread of the virus. They all rely on technology to help them deliver care in the most efficient, cost-effective, and […]

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COVID-19 and Telehealth Regulations in the States Public health emergencies and the relaxation of state licensure rules have remade the regulatory landscape for telehealth at the state level

Changes in telehealth policy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic are moving nearly as quickly as the pandemic itself. The declaration of a national emergency in March, the aggressive Congressional response to the crisis, and the spread of social distancing recommendations have paved the way for an unprecedented expansion of telehealth across the United States […]

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FAQ: Telehealth Policy During COVID-19 Key info for telehealth providers navigating regulatory changes during the public health emergency

The COVID-19 virus has reshaped daily life and overwhelmed our nation’s healthcare infrastructure in a very short time. As the scope and speed of COVID-19 transmission became clear in early March, telehealth emerged as a key part of the response and has become even more critical as social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders have taken […]

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When and How to Use Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are facing unprecedented times. No one could have predicted the surge in demand that’s happening across all of health care and the resulting strain being felt by all stakeholders — clinicians and patients especially. Many in the industry are feeling the pain of having to ration medical supplies or prioritize patients based on severity […]

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