BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- American Well®, a leading, national telehealth services provider and creator of Amwell for online doctor visits, today unveiled the first-ever mobile Telehealth Software Development Kit (SDK). With the Telehealth Mobile SDK, virtually any health brand – including hospitals, insurers, retailers or medical publishers – can add online doctor visits into their native mobile apps, making on-demand care a part of their owned consumer experience.
"The SDK is a game changer for how consumers will access online healthcare in the future," said Dr. Roy Schoenberg, CEO and co-founder, American Well. "For the first time, any company with a consumer-facing health application can embed online doctor visits into that app – making telehealth an integral part of their own brand experience. Not only does this build brand loyalty with consumers by offering a compelling service, it makes online healthcare easier to access than ever before."
Added Dr. Schoenberg, "We believe one day every consumer will use telehealth with their doctor, and the SDK is our guarantee that future is imminent."
Limitless Use Cases for In-App Telehealth
There are endless examples of how having an immediate doctor's visit available in-app helps consumers and makes for a better overall healthcare experience. Anticipated use cases include:
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About American Well (AmWell)
American Well (AmWell) is transforming the way healthcare is delivered through telehealth. We make online doctor visits accessible to everyone for one-off care issues like colds or infections, and chronic condition management, such as diabetes or depression. We deliver healthcare into people's homes and workplaces through our work with top health plans, health systems and employers, as well as our telehealth app, Amwell. A patient using Amwell can be connected to a board-certified doctor of their choosing in just minutes for a visit carried out over smartphone, tablet, kiosk, phone, or desktop.
American Well and Amwell are registered trademarks or trademarks of American Well Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. For more information on our services, visit www.americanwell.com.To download Amwell and have a doctor visit now, visit www.amwell.com.
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