|[June 19, 2018]
Doctor On Demand Drives Value for Health Plans by Offering Replacement Care for Traditional Office Visits
On Demand, the nation's leading virtual care provider, is
transforming the healthcare industry and continuing to drive change.
Through its innovative technology platform and nationwide practice of
board-certified physicians, psychiatrists and licensed psychologists,
Doctor On Demand provides high-quality, customized patient-centric care.
Doctor On Demand's virtual platform seamlessly integrates with health
plans to facilitate care coordination and record sharing. The company is
uniquely suited to cover a wide range of clinical needs, including
urgent care, mental health services, and chronic care management,
reducing the need for higher-cost in-person visits.
To share more insights into the telemedicine industry, Dr. Ian Tong,
Chief Medical Officer at Doctor On Demand and Bill Lewis, MD, MBA,
Senior Consultant, Telemedicine, Office of Chief Medical Officer at
Humana, will be presenting at AHIP
Institute and Expo in San Diego this week. They will discuss the
value of virtual care visits, which includes the quality of care
received, antibiotic prescription rates, incrementality of virtual
visits, and re-visit rates for the same condition compared to in-person
What: AHIP Institute & Expo 2018
Where: San Diego
Convention Center, 111 West Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA (News - Alert) 92101
Thursday, June 21
Time: 3 p.m. PT
Telemedicine vs. In-Office Visits: A Clinical and Business Perspective
Doctor On Demand offers its health plan partners:
Best patient experience: Clinical services ffered include
medical, mental health and chronic disease management, with
board-certified physicians, psychiatrists and licensed psychologists.
Providers are able to diagnose, treat and resolve issues from both a
medical and behavioral health aspect through Doctor On Demand's video
Member utilization: Through Doctor On Demand's strong brand
awareness, marketing investment and account management services,
increased membership growth and engagement is proven. Doctor On Demand
serves as the single platform solution for their medical and mental
Proven ROI: Providing 24/7 access to high-quality care at a
fraction of the cost of ER and urgent cares delivers value and equates
to significant ROI early on.
"At Doctor On Demand we have a very innovative way of working with our
health plan partners, which is the future of healthcare. Not only do we
deliver patient-centric care, but we have the flexibility to shape our
product roadmap based on our partners' needs, allowing them to save on
costs where they need to most," said Hill Ferguson, CEO of Doctor On
Demand. "Health plans see us as a true partner, and we've seen rapid
growth in membership and engagement, which allows us to keep plan
pricing low and scale quickly."
Doctor On Demand is committed to advancing the quality and range of
services treatable via telemedicine through its proprietary technology
platform, and access to dedicated, employed providers. Doctor On Demand
is the only full-service telemedicine provider to offer fully integrated
lab services, allowing for more comprehensive and effective preventative
care and chronic care management. These offerings dramatically lower
overall healthcare costs, and can lead to substantial reductions in the
utilization of high-cost in-person care.
To learn more, visit the Doctor On Demand app or go to www.doctorondemand.com.
About Doctor On Demand
Doctor On Demand is a nationwide virtual care practice that provides
video visits with board-certified physicians, psychiatrists and licensed
psychologists via smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Patients
download the Doctor On Demand app or visit www.doctorondemand.com,
provide a medical history, and are connected for a video visit within
minutes. Prescriptions, if needed, are sent directly to the pharmacy of
choice. Doctor On Demand physicians can also order lab work, allowing
for the treatment of a broader range of conditions and chronic care
Through its 5-star rated mobile application and website, consumers can
access board-certified physicians in all 50 states and the District of
Columbia 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 mental health visits.
Doctor On Demand is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in
Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. To access Doctor On Demand, download
the app (iTunes or Google (News - Alert) Play) or visit www.doctorondemand.com.
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