Together we are helping providers and payers improve their care model by using a broader and more accurate data set, which will be analyzed more quickly to effectively close the loop with patients.
Telemedicine, or remotely connecting patients with doctors through secure voice and video chats, has long been considered one of the biggest opportunities to infuse technology into medicine.
Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Philips' health technology portfolio generated sales of EUR American Well's telemedicine services will be integrated into the Philips Avent uGrow parenting platform, which aims to give parents access to professional medical consultation.
Through the power of telehealth, we help patients get the care they need in a timely fashion, and help doctors be there for their patients.
For example, the system would let an emergency room physician connect to a neurologist if a stroke was suspected.
An American Well spokesperson didn't provide a comment for this story. In addition to the main goal of bringing a specialist into the room, the cart will include touch panel controls, a high performance camera with a 20x zoom to increase image clarity and the Cisco Plus Codec.
The new infusion of capital makes American Well one of the best-funded companies in the booming digital health space.