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Amwell Achieves URAC Telemedicine Accreditation

November, 04, 2020
Second Time Designation Reflects Amwell's Continued Commitment to Enabling High Quality Virtual Care Amid Increasing Demand

BOSTON, Nov. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amwell®, (NYSE: AMWL) a national telehealth leader, today announced that it has earned full URAC Accreditation in Telemedicine. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement, and innovation. By achieving and maintaining this status, Amwell demonstrates its continued commitment to enabling safe and quality virtual care, while meeting the evolving needs of patients, providers and clients amid the pandemic.  

"URAC Accreditation is an important industry differentiator," said Ido Schoenberg, Chairman and Co-CEO, Amwell. "At a time when the telehealth industry is undergoing unprecedented change, rapid growth, and exploring new opportunities, Amwell has not lost sight of what is important – enabling patient safety and the delivery of quality care. By earning this Accreditation, our clients, and the providers and patients who depend on our technology services, can rest assured that we are meeting the highest quality standards for healthcare delivery."

"By earning Telemedicine Accreditation from URAC, Amwell is operating on the cutting edge of healthcare delivery," said URAC President and CEO Dr. Shawn Griffin. "Independent accreditation demonstrates Amwell can provide access to value-based care to more people while meeting performance standards conceived by a broad array of telehealth stakeholders. As technology becomes more critical in achieving population health goals, Amwell blazes a trail that others will follow."

To achieve this designation, Amwell's technology underwent thorough evaluation in order to meet the standards established by URAC. As a URAC accredited telemedicine technology provider, Amwell is providing top quality telehealth products and services that are designed to satisfy URAC's quality, privacy, and safety standards. Having achieved this accreditation for a second time, Amwell continues to build upon its portfolio of industry accolades and recognition for its commitment to enabling safe and quality care. 

About Amwell

Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare. The Company offers a single, comprehensive platform to support all telehealth needs from urgent to acute and post-acute care, as well as chronic care management and healthy living. With over a decade of experience, Amwell powers telehealth solutions for over 2,000 hospitals and 55 health plan partners with over 36,000 employers, covering over 80 million lives. For more information please visit https://business.amwell.com/.

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About URAC

Founded in 1990, URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement and innovation. URAC is a nonprofit organization using evidence-based measures and developing standards through inclusive engagement with a range of stakeholders committed to improving the quality of healthcare. Our portfolio of accreditation and certification programs span the healthcare industry, addressing healthcare management, healthcare operations, health plans, pharmacies, telehealth providers, physician practices, and more. URAC accreditation is a symbol of excellence for organizations to showcase their validated commitment to quality and accountability.

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