April 13, 2016
Cleveland Clinic providers will now offer online and mobile video visits to CVS Minute Clinic customers in Ohio. The partnership is powered by American Well’s video visits offering. American Well previously partnered with CVS and Cleveland Clinic in separate deals.
“Our longterm view of telehealth is that it’s not only a new, welcome service that we can offer our existing patients, but it’s a way...
March 3, 2016
Teladoc ended 2015 with $77.4 million in revenue, up 78 percent year-over-year from $43.5 million in 2014, the company’s CEO Jason Gorevic said on Teladoc’s year end earnings call. Revenue came from two sources: subscription access fees brought in $63.3 million and visit fees brought in $14.1 million.
Last year, Teledoc facilitated about 576,000 telehealth visits, up from 299,000 in 2014. And the...
February 2, 2016
Investment in on-demand healthcare companies, like video visits with doctors, is expected to total $1 billion by the end of 2017, up from $200 million in 2014, according to Accenture.
“On-demand healthcare is fundamentally changing – and enriching – the doctor-patient relationship, making the physician much more accessible to patients while simultaneously reducing costs,” Kaveh Safavi, senior...
January 28, 2016
Stanford Health Care has launched a new health app, available on Android, that patients can use to manage their healthcare. Stanford has offered an iOS version of the app since January 2015.
The app, called Stanford Health Care MyHealth app, allows Stanford Health Care patients to view their medical information, check test results, pay medical bills, manage prescriptions, schedule doctor...
January 25, 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based RetraceHealth has raised $1 milion from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthEast Care System, and McKesson Ventures for its remote primary care offering.
RetraceHealth's founder Thompson Aderinkomi told MobiHealthNews that he started the company in 2013 after a bad experience while taking his son to the doctor’s office. Aderinkomi explained that his son...
June 24, 2015
Sunrise, Florida-based MDLive, which offers telehealth services including patient-to-physician remote visits via mobile devices, raised $50 million from Bedford Funding. This brings the company's total funding to at least $73.6 million.
Existing investors include Sentara Healthcare, Sutter Health, Heritage Group, and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors.
The company said it would use some of the funds...
April 30, 2015
UnitedHealthcare has announced that it will now cover video visits from Doctor On Demand, American Well's AmWell, and its own Optum's NowClinic, which is a white-labeled American Well offering. The insurance company pointed out that the average price of a video visit is less than $50, and as part of its coverage for the service its members will still be responsible for a portion of that fee...
March 23, 2015
San Francisco-based FirstLine Medical has launched its doctor consultation service, called FirstLine, available via iPhone app. The offering allows patients to call, text, or video chat with a doctor, similar to other doctor consultation offerings, but FirstLine goes one step further -- if users choose, they can also request a doctor to make an in-person visit to their home or office.