Consult A Doctor

By Jonah Comstock April 5, 2016
A study of eight leading telemedicine companies shows that, for a number of common conditions, remote video and telephone visits are equally accurate, both are more accurate than webchat, and accuracy of diagnoses and adherence to best practices for in-person care varied greatly from company to company. In the study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, UCSF-affiliated...
By Brian Dolan June 1, 2015
In late April news broke that remote visits company Teladoc had taken the first steps toward filing for an IPO, but the initial filing was private. Over the weekend the first public draft of its S-1 filing was published to the SEC's site, revealing a bevy metrics about the private company, including its financial performance to date and details surrounding the acquisitions it has made in the past...
By Aditi Pai September 22, 2014
Dallas, Texas-based virtual visits company Teladoc raised $50 million, according to an SEC filing. The round was led by Jafco Ventures with additional funding from FLAG Capital Management, Greenspring Associates, Mellon, and QuestMark Partners. This brings the company's total funding to about $96.6 million. Existing investors who also contributed to this round include Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
By Aditi Pai September 12, 2013
Dallas, Texas-based Teladoc raised $15 million from five undisclosed investors this week, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total public funding to $46.6 million. Teladoc declined to comment on its plans for the money. The last public funding raise that Teladoc announced was in 2011. The company raised $18.6 million in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB...
By Aditi Pai September 6, 2013
Last week, Teladoc acquired Consult A Doctor for an undisclosed sum. This news marked the eleventh acquisition so far this year. Four months ago, MobiHealthNews compiled a list of six acquisitions that had occurred so far in 2013, starting in January when athenahealth bought Epocrates for $293 million. Just a month after that, Jawbone acquired Massive Health to improve its wearable health device...