February 22, 2017
Expanded Teladoc - Kinsa Partnership to Support Connected Care and Drive Further Healthcare Value through Innovation
Teladoc , Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), the undisputed leader in telehealth, providing access to care for millions, announces today it has expanded its partnership with Kinsa , a leading provider of smart health products and services, including the first FDA -cleared Smart Thermometer. As Teladoc continues to transform the care experience, the integration of its app with the Kinsa Smart Thermometer will validate how the right breakthrough technologies will further drive engagement, quality and value in telehealth. “Behavior change that will continue to accelerate telehealth adoption is fueled by consumer-facing innovations like the Kinsa Smart Thermometer, a technology that immediately delivers clinical value with a wow-factor experienced by parents and their children alike,” said Dan Trencher, senior vice president, product and corporate strategy, Teladoc. “At Teladoc we are anchoring our innovation in smart technologies and partnerships – in relevant, affordable, consumer-centric innovations –...
February 7, 2017
Teladoc Partners with Compass to Provide In-Network PCP and Specialist Referral Services
First partnership to extend continuum of care for telemedicine visits with cost-saving, customized referrals Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), the undisputed leader in telehealth, providing access to care for millions, announces today its partnership with Compass Professional Health Services® (Compass) to provide in-network referrals that align with the Teladoc physician quality standards. Teladoc members seeking a primary care physician (PCP) or a specialist, including oncologists, orthopedists and others, can now request and receive a referral within one business day. Surprising to many, it is estimated that 62 million Americans do not have access to a PCP 1 . Furthermore, research 2 shows that patients who have a PCP relationship demonstrate better management of chronic disease, have 30 percent lower health care costs, and have a 70 percent reduction in unnecessary trips to the emergency department. Working with Compass, Teladoc will extend its ability to provide continuity of care while...