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American Well CEO Roy Schoenberg shows off the new cart at HIMSS19. (Photo by Jonah Comstock)

By Jonah Comstock 02:22 pm February 14, 2019
At HIMSS19, telehealth platform company American Well unveiled the American Well 250 cart, a telehealth cart that allows physicians and patients in a hospital to connect to a wide range of specialists. The product is the first fruit of American Well’s acquisition of Avizia in April of last year. Additionally at the show, American Well announced an expanded partnership with behavioral health-...
By Laura Lovett 01:06 pm July 3, 2018
Update: In late July, American Well added another $75.4 million, bringing the round total up to $365.4 million. Boston-based telemedicine giant American Well has recently filed an SEC document revealing that the company raised $290 million in funding. According to the document, which was filed on June 29, the company is looking to raise up to $314.7 million within this funding round.   The last...
By Dave Muoio 04:21 pm May 10, 2018
Avizia has announced a partnership with Regroup that will allow the telehealth company to offer comprehensive mental health services through its platform. The new telepsychiatry service will be staffed by Regroup’s provider network, and available to the health systems Avizia serves. “Like Avizia, Regroup was founded on the idea that no patient should have to worry about access to high-quality...
By Laura Lovett 08:37 am April 30, 2018
This morning telehealth company American Well announced that it will be acquiring fellow telemedicine company Avizia in late Q2 for an undisclosed sum.  The deal is expected to help American Well grow its acute care capabilities, which Avizia specializes in. The deal will give American Well access to Avizia’s hospital-based cart lineup and custom software workflows for over 40 clinical...
By Dave Muoio 11:24 am October 11, 2017
Telehealth platform provider Avizia announced yesterday that it has acquired Seattle-based virtual care provider Carena to further strengthen its position as a system-wide telehealth partner for US healthcare systems. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This acquisition combines two of the nation’s leading virtual care platforms,” Mike Baird, CEO of Avizia, said in a statement. “With...
By Heather Mack 05:14 pm January 24, 2017
Telehealth platform provider Avizia is stepping into new territory: while the company has hitherto offered only a software platform, the technology company will now offer access to a network of providers. By partnering with the physician-run clinical staffing service MLS Telehealth, Avizia will be able to offer customers access to board-certified physicians across 36 clinical specialties. All...
By Heather Mack 01:12 pm January 24, 2017
Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim is partnering with Inovalon, a data analytics company that provides cloud-based platforms to the healthcare industry to facilitate the shift from volume to value-based care, on behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim’s diabetes alliance with Eli Lilly. Leveraging Inovalon’s platform, the partnership will work to support outcomes-based contracting, taking...
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm November 15, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian has formed an investment fund to drive growth of fledgling digital health companies. NewYork-Presbyterian has focused on advanced technologies for enhanced care delivery for years. The venture fund follows the 2014 launch of the NYP Innovation Center to implement cutting-edge technologies for both clinicians and patients across its hospitals and clinics. Earlier this year,...
By Heather Mack 12:31 pm October 31, 2016
Telehealth platform provider Avizia has raised $6 million in Series A financing in a round led by HealthQuest Capital with additional investment from New York Presbyterian Hospital. Previously, the company raised $11 million, and this latest funding brings the series total to $17 million. The funding will be used to expand Avizia’s platform for hospitals and other providers, the company said....
By Jonah Comstock 06:47 pm August 2, 2016
Even just a few years ago, saying “telehealth” in a hospital almost always meant site-to-site telehealth, or video visit hardware wheeled around the hospital on carts. Now, in more and more hospitals, it’s starting to mean direct-to-consumer video visits. But barriers to adoption persist, both when it comes to physician buy-in and adoption by consumers. “The difficult part of this is the clinical...