Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic to be honored by New York eHealth Collaborative
NYeC Annual Gala and PATH Awards event will recognize health care technology leaders
PURCHASE, N.Y. (November 11, 2015) — Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC) Chief Executive Officer Jason Gorevic will be honored by the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) —a not-for-profit organization formed to improve health care in New York State through innovative health information technology —at its fifth annual NYeC Gala and PATH Awards Ceremony on Nov. 18 in New York City.
NYeC serves as a central point of coordination for health IT in the state, assisting providers in the transition to electronic health records and developing standards and policies to provide for interoperability. NYeC also runs the New York Digital Health Accelerator with The Partnership Fund for New York City, which facilitates pilot projects to help meet the health technology needs of providers.
According to NYeC, the 2015 gala event will celebrate and recognize recent innovation and achievement of those leading the mission to improve health care through technology.
"NYeC is pleased to recognize Jason Gorevic as one of our 2015 Gala honorees for his leadership in expanding technology-enabled health care solutions and his commitment to improving both care and efficiency," said David Whitlinger, executive director, New York eHealth Collaborative.
"I'm sincerely delighted and gratified to be among the honorees at this year's NYeC Gala and PATH Awards Ceremony, as it reflects the accomplishments of the entire Teladoc team and our success in expanding access to quality care through telehealth," said Gorevic.
Hosted by the New York eHealth Collaborative Board of Directors, the fifth annual NYeC Gala and PATH Awards Ceremony will be held at Capitale,130 Bowery, New York City, 10013, on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Event information can be found at http://nyecgala.org .
About New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC):
NYeC is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the New York State Department of Health to improve healthcare for all New Yorkers through health information technology (health IT). Founded in 2006 by healthcare leaders, NYeC receives funding from state and federal grants to serve as the focal point for health IT in the State of New York. NYeC works to develop policies and standards, to assist healthcare providers in making the shift to electronic health records, and to coordinate the creation of the Statewide Health Information Network of New York (SHIN-NY), a network to connect healthcare providers statewide. www.nyehealth.org
Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) is the nation's first and largest telehealth platform, delivering on-demand health care anytime, from almost anywhere via mobile devices, the internet, secure video and phone. More than 12.6 million U.S. members are connected to Teladoc's network of over 2,650 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health professionals who provide care for a wide range of non-emergency conditions. With a median response time of less than 10 minutes, Teladoc physicians will perform more than 550,000 telehealth visits in 2015. Teladoc and its physicians consistently earn a 95 percent member satisfaction rating or better, and Teladoc is the only telehealth company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its physician credentialing process.
Recognized in June 2015 by MIT Technology Review as one of the "50 Smartest Companies," Teladoc works with health plans, employers, organizations and individuals to provide access to affordable, high-quality health care on-demand. Teladoc is transforming the access, cost and quality dynamics of health care delivery. For more information, please visit teladoc.com, twitter.com/teladoc, facebook.com/teladoc or linkedin.com/teladoc.