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Walmart is launching its first standalone primary care clinic

According to a recent survey commissioned by American Well, two-thirds of Americans are willing to use telehealth. But when it comes to behavioral health, that’s not true: only 30 percent of the survey’s respondents would be willing to use it for counseling or other mental...

Epic MyChart Partnership Provides Telehealth Services to Patients

Electronic health record platform Epic is partnering with telehealth provider American Well to make video visits available directly in Epic’s MyChart portal. This will allow providers to incorporate video as part of care delivery. With the American Well Telehealth Patient app, patients can schedule virtual appointments...

Altais, Aledade and California Medical Association Team Up to Support Independent Practices

Altais announced that it is partnering with Aledade and the California Medical Association (CMA) to help independent physician practices optimize their practice workflows and support value-based care efforts. “Regulatory, administrative, and financial burdens are causing a loss of practice vibrancy and unprecedented levels of physician and...

Podcast: From Real-World Data to Real-World Decisions

In a recent episode of the Oliver Wyman Health Podcast, Tom Robinson interviewed Aetion CEO Carolyn Magill about her unique career trajectory from the world of nuclear weapons to the world of health care, and how Aetion is partnering with organizations and companies like The...

Allscripts’ (MRDX) Veradigm Collaborates with Komodo Health

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions recently announced that its flagship Veradigm unit has entered into a long-term strategic partnership with Komodo Health. The goal of the collaboration is to advance health care research by using an electronic health record system and Komodo’s Healthcare Map to find ways...

Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Requires Careful Planning, Preparation

Direct-to-consumer telehealth may seem like an easy way for health systems and hospitals looking to join the wave of connected health options, but caution is needed. First, a DTC telehealth platform needs to appeal to consumers, some of whom might not be familiar with the concept....