Teladoc Wins Two Awards and is Recognized by Two Prominent Organizations for Health Care Leadership and Innovation

Teladoc Wins Two Awards and is Recognized by Two Prominent Organizations for Health Care Leadership and Innovation

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, the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider, has been honored with two awards for its dedication to providing health care solutions. Recognized with a , Teladoc placed in the best patient access and convenience category for its website and digital communications. Additionally, honored Teladoc with an Industry Innovator Award, which is given to companies that go above and beyond in executing innovative health and benefit management programs.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a leader in the health care field by two prominent organizations,” said , Teladoc’s chief executive officer. “Teladoc strives to provide cost-effective, convenient, quality healthcare for patients when they need it most. As the largest telehealth provider, we are committed to working with health plans, employers, health systems and patients to improve access to high quality healthcare and these awards validate our efforts.”

Teladoc was honored with the eHealthcare Leadership Award during the Sixteenth Annual Healthcare Internet Conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 14. It was the only telehealth company among this year’s award recipients. The awards program recognizes the very best websites of healthcare organizations, online health companies, pharmaceutical/medical equipment firms, suppliers, and business improvement initiatives. Awards were named in 14 different categories and selected from nearly 1,100 entries. The eHealthcare Leadership Awards are presented by , an industry trade publication.

In its 7 year, The HealthCare Consumerism Superstars and Innovators Awards are presented annually by , the official publication of The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism. The 2012 winners will be published in the December issue and recognized at IHC Forum East in Atlanta on May 9-10, 2013.

Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest provider of telehealth services. With more than 4 million members nationwide and an average response time of 22 minutes, Teladoc enhances access to affordable, high-quality medical care for adults and children via videoconferencing or telephone consultations. The U.S.-based, board-certified physicians meet or exceed National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards and delivers a 97 percent patient satisfaction rate. Teladoc partners with payers, corporations, organizations and patients that seek accessible and affordable high-quality medical care. Additionally, through its TeladocConnect service, physicians are able to offer the convenience of Teladoc and provide their patients with a high level of care around the clock.For more information, please visit or .