30 Jul Mental health care for the military over the web
When we first wrote about American Well, a start-up that offers doctor visits over a Web cam, a number of the Bits readers suggested that the service seemed well-suited to visits with therapists.
The military will soon use American Well to do just that. It will be the first time that online care has been used to deliver mental health services, according to American Well.
Beginning August 1 in Hawaii, TriWest Healthcare Alliance, which provides health care for a third of military service members and their families, will use American Well to put soldiers and their family members face to face with psychologists and psychiatrists over the Web.
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