Teladoc provides telehealth services to Hurricane Matthew evacuation zones
LEWISVILLE, Texas (October 7, 2016) — Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) is providing free general medical care to victims of Hurricane Matthew evacuation zones. Services will be delivered remotely via Teladoc’s telehealth platform.
Individuals residing in the evacuation zones can access care by calling the dedicated hotline for their state:
“Having evaluated the expected impact of Hurricane Matthew, we made the decision to ensure that those displaced by the storm continue to have access to quality health care,” said Stephany Verstraete, chief marketing officer. “Teladoc’s network of providers and our scalable platform allows us to rapidly respond in delivering remote medical care in times of natural disaster.”
Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) is the nation’s leading provider of telehealth services and a pioneering force in bringing the virtual care visit into the mainstream of today’s health care ecosystem. Serving some 6,000 clients — including health plans, health systems, employers and other organizations — more than 15 million members can use phone, mobile devices and secure online video to connect within minutes to Teladoc’s network of more than 3,100 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health specialists, 24/7. With national coverage, a robust, scalable platform and a Lewisville, TX-based member services center staffed by 400 employees, Teladoc offers the industry’s most comprehensive and complete telehealth solution including primary care, behavioral health care, dermatology, tobacco cessation and more. For additional information, please visit www.teladoc.com.