November 19, 2020 – Cleveland Clinic and Amwell announced the appointment of new leadership to their digital health company, a joint venture that delivers virtual care from Cleveland Clinic’s highly specialized team of clinical experts through Amwell’s technology platform.
Frank McGillin will lead as CEO. Egbert van Acht will assume the position of executive vice chairman to the board of directors.
Formed last year as a “first-of-its-kind” company to provide broad access to comprehensive, high-acuity care via telehealth, the company has made great progress scaling digital care through its MyConsult offering.
With an initial focus on clinical second opinions, the organization also offers health information and diagnosis on more than 2,000 different types of conditions including cancer, cardiac, and neuroscience issues.