Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic Announced as EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 Award Finalist
NEW YORK, May 29th – EY announced that Jason Gorevic, CEO of Teladoc, the nation's first and largest telehealth provider with more than 7.5 million members, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award in the New York region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Gorevic was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Tuesday, June 17th at the Marriott Marquis.
"On behalf of Teladoc, I am honored to be named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist," said Jason Gorevic, CEO, Teladoc. "This recognition highlights telehealth's impact on the health care system and Teladoc's clear leadership position in this exploding space."
Teladoc has built the first cloud-based platform that provides 24/7 access to health care via phone, online video and mobile app. Teladoc's physicians are board-certified and state-licensed, with an average of 15 years' experience in clinical practice. Teladoc's rigorous credentialing process, proprietary clinical guidelines and ongoing quality assurance efforts ensure the highest quality of care for Teladoc's members. Additionally, Teladoc is the first and only telehealth provider to receive certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its physician credentialing process.
Now in its 28th year, EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 15, 2014. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are sponsored in the United States by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America.
In New York sponsors include Marsh Inc., Merrill Corporation, Empire Valuation Consultants, HSBC, Scherzer International, SolomonEdwardsGroup, DLA Piper, Marks Paneth, Murray Devine, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and SmartCEO.
Founded in 2002, Teladoc is committed to expanding access to health care and is the nation's first and largest provider of telehealth services with 7.5 million members and more than 250,000 consults annually. 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 16 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 that seek accessible and affordable high-quality medical care. For more information, please visit www.Teladoc.com .
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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