DALLAS (May 1, 2015) – Teladoc, the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider, announced that Henry DePhillips, MD, FAAFP, chief medical officer, will be a keynote speaker at ATA 2015, the 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting and Trade Show on May 4 and May 5, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
May 4: Consumers First: Issues and Opportunities
Industry Council Executive Session
11 a.m. – 12 p.m./PDT
May 5: Examining Diagnosis and Treatment by Telemedicine: What is Safe?
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m./PDTDuring the Plenary Session, DePhillips will address the guardrails Teladoc has in place for protecting patient safety. Teladoc doctors are U.S. board-certified in internal medicine, pediatrics and family medicine, as well as state-licensed in their respective states. Teladoc physicians average 20 years of practice experience and are credentialed every three years with National Committee for Quality Assurance provider credentialing standards. Teladoc is the first and only telehealth/telemedicine company in the U.S. to have a provider credentialing process that is certified by NCQA.
Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider with 10 million members and is on track to conduct more than 500,000 consults during 2015. Teladoc provides 24/7 access to affordable, high-quality medical care for adults and children experiencing non-emergency medical issues via phone, secure online video or mobile app. Through a directly-managed network of U.S.-based, board-certified physicians, Teladoc delivers a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate with an average response time of less than 10 minutes. Teladoc is the first and only telehealth provider to receive certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its physician credentialing process, scoring 100 percent. Recognized by Fast Company as “One of World’s Most Innovative Companies in Health Care” in 2013, Teladoc partners with health plans, corporations, organizations and patients seeking accessible and affordable high-quality medical care. For more information, please visit teladoc.com.
About the American Telemedicine Association
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.americantelemed.org