Lewisville, TX (June 25, 2015) – Teladoc, the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider has earned the No. 27 spot on MIT Technology Review’s annual list of 50 Smartest Companies 2015. Teladoc is honored alongside industry leaders Tesla Motors, Google, Amazon, Apple, Uber and Facebook, among others.
To make the list, a company must have truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious, with the result that it has set the agenda in its field over the past 12 months.
“It is an honor to be recognized among these industry trailblazers,” said Jason Gorevic, Teladoc’s chief executive officer. “As the only telehealth provider to make the list, this affirms our position at the forefront of the telehealth industry.”
To view the full list, visit http://www.technologyreview.com/lists/companies/2015/.
Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider with approximately 11 million members. Teladoc conducted more than 298,000 consults in 2014. Teladoc provides its members with 24/7 access to affordable, high-quality health care for adults and children experiencing non-emergency medical issues via phone, secure online video, mobile app or web. Through a directly managed network of U.S.-based, board-certified physicians, Teladoc delivers a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate with an average physician 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 the 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, twitter.com/teladoc, facebook.com/teladoc or linkedin.com/teladoc.