ORLANDO, Fla. –Telehealth provider American Well has announced a new strategic partnership with Samsung Electronics to develop new health care services for providers, delivery networks, payers and employers.
American Well serves more than 200 health systems and health plan partners nationwide, including Anthem, Cleveland Clinic and NewYork-Presbyterian. Samsung is leveraging its healthcare expertise to help medical professionals improve care and outcomes for their patients.
“Mobile technology offers the promise to empower consumers and simplify how healthcare is delivered,” said Harry Kim, Samsung Mobile Health Business Lead, in a statement. “Our partnership with American Well is an exciting opportunity to innovate new experiences that improve health and business outcomes.”
As part of the initial phase of the partnership, American Well partners, and other providers and payers, will have the opportunity to offer their services to Samsung consumers. The two companies have not yet provided any other details about their partnership.
“Our partnership with Samsung will bring a new level of consumer reach, accessibility and ease of use to the healthcare industry,” said Dr. Ido Schoenberg, chairman of American Well, in a statement. “This collaboration is the next major step in the evolution of integrated care delivery and will have a sweeping impact on the whole health care ecosystem—providers, payers and patients included.”