Cerner, American Well launch partnership

Kansas City, Mo.-based Cerner partnered with American Well, a Boston-based telehealth services partner, to incorporate American Well's telemedicine services into Cerner's EHR, according to Yahoo.

All current and future Cerner and American Well clients will have access to the new offering. Patients will utilize Cerner's HealtheLife patient engagement portal to interact with providers.

"Our alliance with Cerner and deep integration between the electronic health record and telehealth visit is one of the industry's first," said Ido Schoenberg, MD, chairman and CEO of American Well. "We look forward to a long-term, collaborative relationship of deploying advanced telehealth solutions that add greater value for our joint health system clients along with their patients and providers."

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