WellPoint To Launch National Telehealth Program
Telehealth initiative provides live audio/video consultations with doctors in effort to improve patients' access to healthcare and save money.
January 07, 2013
Telehealth is about to get a big boost as WellPoint, one of the nation's largest health insurers, prepares to allow its health plans' members in California and Ohio to consult with doctors via live two-way video. Following the launch of the telehealth program in these two states during the first quarter, WellPoint plans to expand the initiative to the entire country, John Jesser, vice president of patient engagement strategy for the company, told InformationWeek Healthcare. American Well, a Boston-based telehealth firm, is providing the technology for WellPoint. Read full story on InformationWeek
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