John Jesser

President, Clinical Solutions


John Jesser leads Amwell’s clinical programs and the Amwell Medical Group business operations, a 50-state multispecialty medical group delivering telehealth services for urgent care, behavioral health, nutrition and lactation services. John is also the President of National Telehealth Network, an Amwell joint venture with national health insurer Anthem. Prior to joining Amwell, John served 24 years at Anthem in various roles including as the president of LiveHealth Online, an online care solution for consumers and providers being offered to Anthem’s customers and vice president of Provider Engagement Strategy for Anthem. In this capacity, John managed a company-wide process focused on improving the affordability and quality of health care, the consumer experience and access to care. He served as chairman of the board of managers for Availity, LLC, a company that provides connectivity between healthcare payers and providers. He is also member of the board of Pursuant Health, a consumer health information and technology company. John holds a BS in Mass Communications from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and an MBA from Cleveland State University.

Speaker Questionnaire
What is the biggest thing you learned in 2020?

What do you feel are the two most important benefits or areas that need to be a top priority in 2021?

Can you share a story on an area of your healthcare program or employee benefits where you were able to create significant savings or stop costs from rising?

If you could automatically receive a 10-20% reduction in costs in three areas/programs, what would your dream list be?

What is the most innovative program you will focus on in 2021 and/or 2022?

How are you re-imagining corporate culture & well-being?

What virtual care solutions did you roll out during the pandemic? How valuable were they and why?

If you look at our 3 Moonshots - Costs, Culture, and Care; In one sentence, tell us what would be something positive for us to take from 2020 and bring into this new year?

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1 Conference. 3 Moonshots.


Moonshot #1​

Reduce employer healthcare and benefits costs by 25% by 2025.​



Moonshot #2​

Reimagine engagement and well-being.



Moonshot #3

Provide 40% of healthcare services virtually and through technology by 2025.​


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