DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teladoc, the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider with more than 7.5 million members, announced today the acquisition of AmeriDoc, a telehealth company founded in 2007. This acquisition supports Teladoc’s strategy for growth into new and fast-growing market segments.
“The positive impact of telehealth on our health care system has fueled rapid adoption across all market segments," said Jason Gorevic, Teladoc’s CEO. “With this acquisition, Teladoc will accelerate the reach of its services to a larger base of clients, partners and patients, and extend its leadership position in the exploding telehealth arena."
Through Teladoc, patients consult with a physician via phone or secure online video to receive treatment for non-emergency medical issues, such as allergies, bronchitis, pink eye and sinus problems. Teladoc physicians complete more than 250,000 consults annually, have an average of 15 years experience and score a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate. Teladoc is also the first and only telehealth company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This certification demonstrates the highest commitment to quality health care.
Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider with more than 7.5 million members nationwide. With an average response time of 16 minutes, Teladoc enhances access to affordable, high-quality medical care for adults and children via videoconferencing or telephone consultations. The U.S.-based, board-certified physicians meet National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards and deliver a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate. Teladoc partners with payers, corporations, organizations and patients that seek accessible and affordable high-quality medical care. Additionally, through its TeladocConnect service, physicians are able to offer the convenience of Teladoc and provide their patients with a high level of care around the clock. For more information, please visit www.Teladoc.com or www.TeladocConnect.com.