PITTSBURGH, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH) today announces a new initiative with Iagnosis, creator of DermatologistOnCall, to help reduce health care costs and increase patient convenience via an online platform offering quick and easy access to affordable, high quality skin care.
According to Jessica Brooks, CEO/executive director, PBGH, Iagnosis is the nation's leader in online dermatology solutions. Through DermatologistOnCall.com, PBGH will now offer online visits with board-certified dermatologists to employer members and their employees across the U.S. using a smartphone, tablet or computer.
DermatologistOnCall.com provides patients with a diagnosis, comprehensive treatment plan and prescriptions (if required) within 24 hours on average. With thousands of patients already having been treated using this online tool, approximately 98 percent of patients would recommend DermatologistOnCall to a friend, based on a completed survey of patients.
By using DermatologistOnCall, PBGH member employers and their employees will be able to reduce health care costs, and employees will enjoy the convenience of not having to miss work for an appointment for themselves or a child.
"We are excited to bring another innovative and affordable solution to our employer members and their employees," said Jessica Brooks, CEO/Executive Director of PBGH. "Our selection of DermatologistOnCall will further enhance the value our employer-members derive from their PBGH membership, particularly health care performance and quality."
"Through this partnership, Iagnosis will help PBGH employer members and their employees safely receive high-quality care when it's most convenient," said Iagnosis CEO Dave Zynn. "This is a great partnership as both PBGH and Iagnosis share an unwavering commitment to excellence in health care and innovation."
An online platform offering quick and convenient access to affordable, high-quality skin care, DermatologistOnCall.com provides patients, through a secure website, with a diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plan which includes counseling on the condition. DermatologistOnCall is powered by Iagnosis, a virtual health leader in developing innovative platforms for delivering accessible, high-quality skin care solutions. With thousands of patients already having been treated using this online tool, approximately 98 percent of patients would recommend DermatologistOnCall to a friend, based on a completed survey of patients. Visit www.DermatologistOnCall.com. Follow DermatologistOnCall on Facebook and Twitter.
About the Pittsburgh Group on Health
The PBGH, as the only employer-led coalition in the Pittsburgh region, promotes health care and benefits strategies through education, collaboration and innovation among members, and in the community, to deliver value and quality for members and their employees. Visit www.pbghpa.com.