Tag: American Well

Teledoc and American Well Fight Over Telemedicine Software Patent

American Well has filed a lawsuit against TeleDoc. The suit claims that TeleDoc violated American Well’s intellectual property rights . The news comes right on the heels of TeleDoc’s recent tangle with the Texas Medical Board. According to FierceHealthIT, the issue is over American Well’s patent called “connecting consumers with…

HealthTap Beating Doctor on Demand – Pregnant Teens the Deciding Factor?

Growing contenders for the telemedicine market A year ago, the undisputed telemedicine leaders were MDLIVE at #1 and TelaDoc at #2. Then American Well came onto the scene when it decided to pivot its business model to copy MDLIVE’s. It hired a network of providers and  started doing direct consumer video doctor…

MDLIVE – Favorite Telehealth Product at Innovation HealthJam

MDLIVE’s virtual doctor visit platform received some great reviews at the recent Innovation HealthJam, a 3-day virtual brainstorming session on hot healthcare issues.  Hosted by Panasonic, HealthJam topics ranged from genomic mapping, connected aging, patient engagement to telemedicine and telehealth. MDLIVE along with other virtual doctor visit services Zipnosis and American Well showed…

Is Ringadoc Making a Mistake by Leaving Video e-Visit Consultations?

Ringadoc, a hot startup funded by the prestigious Founders Fund, began as a virtual doctor consultation platform and was actually selling video calling when it launched around September of 2011.  In  mid-May of 2013, Ringadoc injected another $700K to its coffers for a total of $1.9M in seed funding.  It…

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