SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Doctor On Demand, the nation’s leading virtual care provider, today announced that Synapse has been awarded ‘Best Telehealth Platform’ in the 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Awards program. MedTech Breakthrough is an independent organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global health and medical technology market.
“We’re honored to be named the ‘Best Telehealth Platform’ following the launch of Synapse,” said Hill Ferguson, CEO of Doctor On Demand. “Putting the patient first has always been at the heart of what we do. Developing a platform that makes healthcare more affordable and accessible through our employer and health plan partners, and providing a solution that wasn’t yet available in the market is a major milestone for us.”
The mission of the MedTech Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the innovation, hard work and success in a range of health and medical technology categories, including Robotics, Clinical Administration, Telehealth, Patient Engagement, Electronic Health Records (EHR), mHealth, Medical Devices, Medical Data and many more. This year’s program attracted more than 3,500 nominations from over 15 different countries throughout the world.
“The value of telehealth is powerful for health plans and employers alike, delivering cost savings, expanded access to care, and improved patient satisfaction,” said James Johnson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough. “With millions of patients nationwide, and hundreds of enterprise customers, Doctor On Demand is clearly a leader delivering this value, and we are thrilled to see the continued innovation with their new Synapse platform. Congratulations to the Doctor On Demand team for their outstanding year and well-deserved 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award.”
Synapse by Doctor On Demand was designed to address the gaps in primary care. As a first-to-market, fully-integrated platform, Synapse enables employers and health plans nationwide to deliver primary care coverage virtually for the first time, inclusive of: comprehensive preventive care, urgent care, behavioral health services, and chronic care management.
To learn more about Doctor On Demand, visit www.doctorondemand.com.
About Doctor on Demand
Doctor On Demand, the nation’s leading virtual care provider, is reimagining what healthcare looks like for today’s world. Doctor on Demand’s nationwide healthcare platform puts the patient first by providing access to board-certified physicians, psychiatrists, licensed psychologists and a care coordination team via video visits, voice and messaging. Through its 5- star rated mobile application and website, consumers can access quality care in all 50 states with an average wait time of 5 minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health plans, and directly to consumers. While insurance isn’t required, tens of millions of Americans enjoy covered medical and behavioral health visits, including full mind and body services: preventive care, chronic care, urgent care, and behavioral health.
Doctor On Demand’s mission is to improve the world’s health through compassionate care and innovation. It is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. To access Doctor On Demand, download the app (iTunes or Google Play) or visit www.doctorondemand.com.
About MedTech Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the MedTech Breakthrough Awards program is an independent program devoted to honoring excellence in medical and health related technology companies, products, services and people. The MedTech Breakthrough Awards provide a platform for public recognition around the achievements of breakthrough health and medical companies and products in categories that include Patient Engagement, mHealth, Health & Fitness, Clinical Administration, Healthcare IoT, Medical Data, Healthcare Cybersecurity and more. For more information visit MedTechBreakthrough.com.