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Ropes & Gray Advises American Well on Acquisition of Aligned Telehealth

Practices: Health Care, Digital Health, Tax, Employment, Benefits Consulting Group, Litigation, Government Enforcement / White Collar Criminal Defense

Ropes & Gray advised American Well on its acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, on pace to become the largest U.S. provider of on-demand telepsychiatry consults in emergency rooms and acute hospital medical floors. The transaction was announced on Nov. 7. The press release is here.

American Well is a leading U.S. telehealth platform, connecting the country’s largest hospitals, insurers, employers, and consumer electronics companies to deliver healthcare anywhere. The partnership will allow American Well to expand its industry-defining telehealth offerings by adding on-demand emergency/consult psychiatry, on-site psychiatric staffing and integrated behavioral health capabilities to the company’s platform.

The Ropes & Gray team advising American Well was led by strategic transactions partner Michael Beauvais, and included tax partner Pamela Glazier, health care partners Tim McCrystal and Michael Lampert, labor and employment partner Megan Bisk, benefits principal Abby Meyer, and litigation and enforcement counsel Deidre Johnson.

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