mHealth Intelligence: American Well, Samsung Announce Telehealth-mHealth Partnership

mHealth Intelligence: American Well, Samsung Announce Telehealth-mHealth Partnership

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Unveiled at this week’s HIMSS17 conference and exhibition in Orlando, the partnership combines one of the largest telehealth providers in the market with a consumer-electronics giant making a play for mHealth engagement.

Telehealth companies like American Well, Teladoc, MDLIve and SnapMD have succeeded so far in giving the consumer a platform for on-demand healthcare outside the hospital or doctor’s office, and they’ve given healthcare providers an avenue to seeing patients at home. But much of that interaction has been by voice and video, with clinicians relying on what they can see and hear from patients and glean from the medical record.

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