Virtual health and the promise of better care

Virtual care use soared during the pandemic


Is virtual care delivering on its promise of improving access?

– Although virtual-care adoption has substantially increased, healthcare organizations can pursue additional opportunities to reduce... disparities in access.

Patients love telehealth—physicians are not so sure

– During the pandemic, patients have said that they like telehealth, especially for behavioral-health treatment. But physicians... say they are concerned about telehealth’s long-term sustainability.

How ‘Care at Home’ ecosystems can reshape the way health systems envision patient care

– A strategy around services in the home could enable health systems’ success in delivering patient-centered care.

From facility to home: How healthcare could shift by 2025

– Up to $265 billion worth of care services for Medicare fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries could shift to the... home by 2025.

Innovation and value: What payer-led managed-care models may look like

– Healthcare payers are redefining their role in care delivery through provider ownership, technology, and provider enablement to... deliver higher-value care to members.

Vital signs: The growing impact of digital health innovation

– Digital health solutions have the potential to dramatically improve patient care and slow rising costs. Yet achieving that at... scale still has obstacles to overcome.

Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

– Strong continued uptake, favorable consumer perception, and tangible investment into this space are all contributing to the continued... growth of telehealth in 2021. New analysis indicates telehealth use has increased 38X from the pre-COVID-19 baseline.

How health tech can democratize healthcare: An interview with Ido Schoenberg

– Dr. Ido Schoenberg—Amwell chairman and co-CEO—discusses how “telehealth” is now really “health,”... and how digitization of healthcare can improve access for all.