WWCMA Learning Program on Telemedicine
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Telemedicine Webinar: What Can Telemedicine Do For Your Company and Your Employees?

Speaker: Annie Lorenzo

When: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The cost of healthcare in the United States is at an all-time high and alternative care delivery models are gaining momentum offering employers new access points that will positively impact their employer benefit and wellness programs. Why is telemedicine a solution? How is telemedicine going to add value to your employee’s health and well-being?

Annie Lorenzo, Director of Client Success at MDLive, will be presenting how partnering with a telemedicine provider is key to the success of your health and wellness strategy. Learn how your organization can partner with a virtual care network to improve health outcomes, reduce high dollar claims, and increase employee satisfaction. Following the presentation, Annie will walk through a demo of the MDLive solution. 


Thank you to those who attended our Telemedicine Webinar. If you were not able to attend or you would like to view the presentation again, please click here.  You may also view the slides to the presentation here.


Telemedicine Examples and Case Studies

In addition to our upcoming Learning Program on Telemedicine, we are pleased to present you with a listing of Telemedicine Vendors and some relevant case studies. We have created a vendor comparison tool that you may use to highlight the details of each vendor and compare their offerings.  

If you are aware of a company that you think would be a good addition to this list, please email programs@wwcma.org with your suggestions.


MD Live is the presenter for the upcoming Telemedicine Webinar on August 17th.  They are a leading Telehealth provider of online and on-demand healthcare delivery services and software that benefit patients, hospitals, employers, payers, physician practice groups and accountable care organizations.

Their cloud-based Virtual Medical Office software platform makes it possible for patients, medical professionals and plan administrators to collaborate seamlessly and securely via voice, video, email and mobile devices. Payers and providers can also utilize the HIPAA-compliant system to collect and share clinical data from patient medical records, lab results and in-home biometric devices for real-time risk assessments, wellness advice, diagnosis and treatment.

They also provide affordable consultations via a nationwide network of board certified physicians and licensed therapists.

MDLive Case Study - TeleTech


American Well

American Well is a leading Telehealth platform which
serves more than 50 million covered 
lives under
contracts with more than 40 independent health plan clients, 40 health system clients comprising 285 independent hospitals, 1,000 employer clients, and 500,000 exchange clients.Their
 app has been downloaded by 2 million consumers and has been named the #1 healthcare app by App Annie for the past two years. 

American Well offers superior technology, but they are truly distinguished by their approach to telehealth as a truly modern way to practice medicine.  In that model, they offer the industry’s first and only telehealth-dedicated national physician network, which is NCQA accredited and boasts more than 1,000 physicians, nutritionists and behavioral health practitioners;  American Well offers the unique feature of “patient choice,” allowing the consumer to view physician credentials and select a physician from among all available doctors. This feature also enables patients to select the same physician on future calls.  American Well enhances the user experience by incorporating biometric information from Apple HealthKit, providing real time eligibility verification and claims submission, and integrating with SureScripts to provide our doctors the patient’s prescription history.

American Well Case Study - Adecco

American Well Case Study - Financial Services Firm



Teladoc, with 70% market share, is leading the transformation of connecting patients with physicians by phone, video or award winning mobile app, 24/7. They offer virtual visits
for general health, behavioral health, dermatology, sexual health, PCP and specialist referral services and more. Teladoc is the only Telehealth provider in the United States that offers 24/7 member support services. Their provider network of over 3,700 physicians, psychiatrist, therapists and other provider specialists, is overseen by Teladoc’s Quality and Patient Safety Committee, chaired by Dr. Bill Frist, heart and lung transplant surgeon and former U. S. Senate Majority Leader. This committee is responsible for ongoing peer review and quality oversight.

Teladoc’s overall medical resolution rate is 92% and patient satisfaction is 95%. Teladoc significantly reduces healthcare costs by redirecting care to a less expensive setting, delivering a measurable ROI that has been third party validated. To maximize results, Teladoc partners with its clients to develop targeted member engagement strategies that drive awareness, program visibility and behavior change.

Teladoc’s recent acquisition of HealthiestYou will enhance the already broad solution suit of tools and support that focus on driving the highest engagement in the industry.

They encourage you to review their client case studies, including Penske, Pilot Flying J, T-Mobile Huntington Ingalls, EMC, Golden Living and Oncor Electric. If you have any questions, please reach out directly, they will prepare an ROI projection that is personalized for your member or patient population.

For Teladoc Case Studies, click here.


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  • Access Telemedicine from any location – home, work, or on vacation
  • Feel better faster with a quick diagnosis & a personalized treatment plan
  • Visit with the highest-quality medical providers, licensed in your state
  • Pay less per visit than most insurance co-pays and walk-in clinic fees

With the Health Advocate Telemedicine Program, you can connect with a medical provider online and receive personalized treatment. When medically necessary, their providers can e-prescribe certain medications for purchase, pick-up, and in-person review (at local participating pharmacies) with your pharmacist. Learn more here about the Top 5 Reasons You Should Offer a Telemedicine Program.
For more information about MeMD, please email Chris King at cking@healthadvocate.com or view their brochure here.

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