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Amazon Care Expands Pilot & more Telehealth Buzz

Amazon Care Expands Pilot Amazon Care’s telehealth pilot is now available to warehouse workers near the company’s Seattle headquarters. The initial phase of the pilot was only available to Seattle-based office employees and their families. The Care app connects employees with video consultations and in-home follow up care as needed. The planned expansion of services […]

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Amazon Care Poised to Disrupt the Telehealth Market and more in today’s Telehealth Buzz

Streaming Services Giving Insight into Patient Preferences for Healthcare Privia Health’s Virtual Health Medical Director, Dr. Joseph DeVeau, outlines criteria for a successful telehealth program in a new post for the American Medical Association Understand and appeal to patients: Convenience shapes consumer preferences and patient expectations. Just as consumers choose Netflix over going to the […]

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ICYMI: Get the Early Bird Rate While You Can!

Get the savings before they disappear! The early bird registration rate for the CTeL Executive Telehealth Fall Summit (December 4 and 5, 2018 in Washington, D.C.) expires on Friday, October 12. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to save more than $800 on the cost of registration. Here are just some of the sessions we’re […]

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Summit Spotlight: Amazon and Health Care

In January of 2018, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase made waves when they announced that they would be joining forces to establish an independent health care company, the goal of which is to use technology solutions to lower their employees’ health care costs. With acclaimed surgeon and author Dr. Atul Gawande to act as […]

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Health Execs Still Enthusiastic About Telemedicine, AI

In recent years, study after study has highlighted the potential that health care organizations, providers, and patients see in utilizing telemedicine. And economists have predicted that the telemedicine market will be worth as much as $40 billion by the year 2021. Now, researchers are shedding additional light on the enthusiasm many health care executives have […]

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ICYMI: The CTeL Fall Summit Agenda is Here!

It’s finally here! The full agenda for the CTeL Fall Executive Summit (December 4 and 5 in Washington, D.C.) has been released. We’re looking forward to two days of in-depth conversations and hands-on workshops, as well as an afternoon on Capitol Hill educating lawmakers and their staff about the role telemedicine can play in expanding […]

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Amazon Acquires Online Pharmacy PillPack

What if you could order a prescription just as easily as you could a new pair of shoes or a bottle of laundry detergent: on Amazon? With the e-commerce giant’s most recent acquisition, that could soon be a reality. As Fierce Healthcare and others first reported, Amazon announced this week that it would be acquiring […]

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“Alexa, What’s a Premium?” Amazon, Cigna Answer Health Questions

“Alexa, what’s a premium?” What if Amazon’s signature virtual assistant device could help answer your health-related questions just as easily as it could order you a bottle of laundry detergent or cue up an episode of the latest show you’re binge-watching? Thanks to a new partnership between Amazon and health insurer Cigna, that scenario is […]

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Amazon, Berkshire, JP Morgan Establish Health Care Co.

“Alexa, can you lower my health care costs?” An announcement this week from three of the largest companies in the United States has the potential to shake up the health care industry for years to come. As CNBC, Politico, and numerous others first reported, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan are joining forces to establish an independent […]

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“Alexa, Call My Doctor”: Amazon Focusing on Health

What if you could order up a virtual doctor’s visit or fill a prescription as easily as you could purchase a new pair of shoes or a bottle of laundry detergent: on Amazon? According to recent reports, the company’s top-secret health care lab, dubbed “1492,” is working to make those scenarios a reality for consumers. […]

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