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Amwell Honors Leading Healthcare Organizations for Telehealth Excellence and Advancing in Digital Care Delivery

Anurag Khadkikar | April 30, 2021

Amwell Honors Leading Healthcare Organizations for Telehealth Excellence and Advancing in Digital Care Delivery

Amwell®, a national telehealth leader, named the winners of its annual Client Awards Program today. Organizations that showed a deep contribution to improving healthcare through empowering providers, developing new models of treatment, deploying innovative integrations, and closing care inequalities are honored with awards. Also during the pandemic, these organizations exemplified telehealth excellence and paved the way for new and innovative approaches to delivering and extending safe access to quality care.

“COVID-19 put a strain on the whole healthcare industry, but our clients have not only risen to the occasion, demonstrating unparalleled strength and resilience, but they have also pushed the boundaries of what is possible through telehealth and have used technology to reimagine care delivery models and innovate experiences to better serve their providers, members, and patients,” said Ido Schoenberg, MD, Chairman and co-CEO of Amwell. “We are incredibly grateful for the chance to help and empower so many of the world's leading healthcare agencies as they work to expand access to more affordable, high-quality care and improve outcomes for all.”

The winners were named at Amwell's annual Client Forum and were chosen from four categories, with preference given to organizations that made a meaningful difference through their telehealth activities.

Empowering Providers: For partnering with providers to enhance the virtual care experience for long-term adoption:

•    Hawai’i Medical Service Association (HMSA); and

•    Horizon Health Services

New Models, New Normal: For successfully adapting care delivery models to respond to rapidly changing healthcare circumstances:

•    Cook County Health; and
•    Northwell Health

Innovative Integrations: For identifying connection points within digital healthcare to improve clinical outcomes and user experiences:

•    AdventHealth; and
•    Anthem Inc.

Positive Impact: For proven success using telehealth to improve population needs and close inequities in care:

•    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona;

•    M Health Fairview;

•    MedStar Health; and

•    National Association of Letter Carriers Health Benefit Plan

About Amwell

Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and around the world, connecting and empowering providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to provide more accessible, better quality care. Amwell claims that digital care delivery would have a transformative impact on healthcare. The company has a single, all-inclusive platform to serve all telehealth needs, including critical, acute, and post-acute care, as well as chronic care management and healthy living. Amwell has more than a decade of experience providing telehealth solutions for over 2,000 hospitals and over 55 health plan partners with over 36,000 employers, covering over 80 million lives.


 

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