Teladoc Health Partners with Sword Health to Offer New Musculoskeletal Health Option
Commercial Partnership Adds Solution that Predicts, Prevents and Treats Pain To the Virtual Care Leader’s Whole-Person Approach
PURCHASE, NY, October 6, 2023 -- Teladoc Health, the global leader in whole person virtual care, has entered into a reseller agreement with Sword Health to give Teladoc clients the opportunity to secure access to Sword Health’s platform for treating pain, which includes digital physical therapy and pelvic health care among other offerings, through their relationship with Teladoc Health. The move helps Teladoc Health clients offer a broader range of virtual care services to their employees through simplified contracting and management.
“We are committed to offering comprehensive care to our clients and we know that they are looking for their digital health partners to work together,” said Kelly Bliss, Teladoc Health US Group Health President. “We strive to provide new and different ways to add value for our clients, through organic innovation we’ve shown with our unified app and provider-based care launches this year, and through partnerships with third-party expert specialists. We are pleased to bring the expertise and innovation of Sword Health to our clients and members.”
According to World Health Organization, an estimated 126 million Americans are affected each year by MSK disorders. Treatments, in the United States, cost approximately $505 billion annually in addition to indirect costs related to absenteeism, mental health conditions and obesity1.
“At Sword we are solving one of the largest human problems - pain,” said Virgilio Bento, Founder & CEO, Sword Health. “Our end-to-end platform to predict, prevent, and treat pain was created with doctors of physical therapy and we utilize AI to supercharge our clinical experts, so we are able to amplify the impact of real, human expertise by making it more accessible to more people, and ultimately freeing more people from pain.”
About Teladoc Health
Teladoc Health empowers all people everywhere to live their healthiest lives by transforming the healthcare experience. As the world leader in whole-person virtual care, Teladoc Health uses proprietary health signals and personalized interactions to drive better health outcomes across the full continuum of care, at every stage in a person’s health journey. Teladoc Health leverages more than two decades of expertise and data-driven insights to meet the growing virtual care needs of consumers and healthcare professionals. For more information, please visit www.teladochealth.com.