American Well and Samsung Electronics agree strategic partnership


American Well and Samsung Electronics agree strategic partnership

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At the 17th HIMSS Annual Conference, American Well announced a new strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics designed to develop new healthcare services for providers, delivery networks, payers, and employers.

American Well uses telehealth to improve people's access to quality care. The company serves more than 200 health systems and health plan partners nationwide including healthcare leaders such as Anthem, Cleveland Clinic and NewYork-Presbyterian.

Samsung, operating in consumer electronics, is pushing beyond the limits of today's technology and leveraging its healthcare expertise to help medical professionals improve care and outcomes for their patients.

"Mobile technology offers the promise to empower consumers and simplify how healthcare is delivered," said Harry Kim, Samsung Mobile Health Business Lead. "Our partnership with American Well is an exciting opportunity to innovate new experiences that improve health and business outcomes."

As part of the initial phase of the partnership, American Well partners, and other providers and payers, will have the opportunity to offer their services to Samsung consumers.

"Our partnership with Samsung will bring a new level of consumer reach, accessibility and ease of use to the healthcare industry. This collaboration is the next major step in the evolution of integrated care delivery and will have a sweeping impact on the whole healthcare ecosystem, providers, payers, and patients included," said Dr. Ido Schoenberg, Chairman, American Well.

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