November 3, 2022 – Amwell®, (NYSE: AMWL) a leader in digital healthcare enablement, today announced the appointment of Robert Webb to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Webb will further strengthen the Amwell Board and market position, bringing deep healthcare technology leadership experience, stemming from his more than 30 years as a growth executive, operator, and investor.
“As healthcare organizations prioritize digital care to improve patient, member and provider experiences, address workforce shortages, streamline workflows and improve clinical and financial outcomes, Amwell’s role as a digital transformation partner has never been more apparent,” said Dr. Ido Schoenberg, Chairman and CEO, Amwell. “We are honored to have Rob join our Board and are confident he will bring new and meaningful health tech perspectives to our organization that will further our position and propel our growth. His extensive experience helping mission-driven teams deliver positive impacts and drive significant growth will be invaluable to Amwell as we continue to transform our business and pursue our mission.”
Mr. Webb is a senior industry veteran with a strong health technology leadership track record. He spent the majority of his career in leadership roles across UnitedHealth Group, including serving as the CEO of Optum’s consumer and specialty network business and as the President of UnitedHealth Group Ventures – experience which gives him unique insight into the specific health tech needs of payer organizations. Mr. Webb has served on the Board of Directors of several fast growing, innovative healthcare businesses, and is currently the president for Onward Ventures, a venture studio and investment platform.
“I have dedicated much of my career to improving the consumer experience in healthcare as the gateway to better clinical and financial results. Amwell is the definitive pioneer in this space and has proven itself to be a trusted digital care delivery partner who can be depended upon to enable customers to deliver these mission-critical outcomes. I am excited to join their mission and team and help Amwell further grow its position in the market, said Mr. Webb, Amwell Board Member.”
Amwell is a leading digital care delivery enablement 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 digital health 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 digital health 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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