SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor On Demand, the leading video telemedicine provider, was named The Fastest Growing Company to the annual list of Top 50 in Digital Health, sponsored by Rock Health, Fenwick & West, and Goldman Sachs. Within the Top 50, a number of individuals and organizations are awarded for their distinct contributions to particular focus areas through nominations from the digital health community. This year's awards were overseen by committee members Brian Dolan, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder, MobiHealthNews; Michael Esquivel, Partner, Fenwick & West; James Sinclair, VP and Head of Healthcare Technology, Goldman Sachs; Halle Tecco, Founder & Managing Director, Rock Health; and Eric Topol, Author, "The Patient Will See You Now."
Doctor On Demand is seeing tremendous traction with major employers, health systems and health plans. These partners are choosing to work with Doctor On Demand to provide better access to top quality medical care to their employees, while simultaneously reducing their healthcare costs. As the highest-rated consumer application in the telemedicine space, this best-in-class patient experience, coupled with the company's unique no subscription fee (PEPM) business model enables Doctor On Demand to drive more healthcare cost reduction than legacy telemedicine companies.
"We're honored to be named The Fastest Growing Company in Digital Health," said Adam Jackson, co-founder and CEO of Doctor On Demand. "We built Doctor On Demand to improve access to some of the best health care providers in the country. This award is a testament to our strategy of building a trusted consumer brand in healthcare while scaling quickly with a disruptive enterprise business model."
Each year fifty of the leading entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, reporters, and providers dedicated to bringing technological advancements to healthcare are recognized at the Top 50 in Digital Health dinner hosted by Rock Health, Fenwick & West, and Goldman Sachs.
Doctor On Demand provides video visits with Board Certified physicians, doctorate-level psychologists, and lactation consultants via smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. In just two short years, Doctor On Demand has developed a team of over 1,400 physicians. Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health systems, health plans, and directly to consumers. Through these partnerships, more than 25 million Americans have in-network or subsidized access to Doctor On Demand.
About Doctor On Demand
Doctor On Demand provides Video Visits with Board Certified Physicians, Psychologists, and Lactation Consultants via smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Patients simply download the Doctor On Demand app or visit www.doctorondemand.com, provide a list of their symptoms, and are instantly connected for a Video Visit. Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health systems, health plans, and directly to consumers. Through these partnerships, more than 25 million Americans have in-network or subsidized access to Doctor on Demand. The company's unique, No Subscription (PEPM) Fee business model allows employers and health plans to use Doctor On Demand to substantially reduce their health care costs. Consumers rate Doctor On Demand as the best telemedicine provider. The company has more 5 star App Store reviews than every other telemedicine app combined. 87% of patients love Doctor On Demand so much they have recommended it to their family and friends. Entrepreneurs Dr. Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw and Adam Jackson founded the company in 2012 to provide fast, easy, and cost-effective access to high quality medical and behavioral health care. To learn more, please visit www.doctorondemand.com.
About Rock Health
Rock Health is the first venture fund dedicated to digital health. Rock Health partners include AARP, Abbott, Blue Shield of California, Boehringer Ingelheim, Brigham and Women's, Boston Children's Hospital, CVS Health, Deloitte, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente, and Qualcomm Life. For more information, visit rockhealth.com.
About Fenwick & West
Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to ground-breaking technology and life sciences companies – at every stage of their lifecycle – and the investors that partner with them. We craft innovative, cost-effective and practical solutions on issues ranging from venture capital, public offerings, joint ventures, M&A and strategic relationships, to intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution, taxation, antitrust, and employment and labor law. For more than four decades, Fenwick has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. For information about a career at Fenwick visit us at fenwick.com/careers.
About Goldman Sachs
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.
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