Teladoc selected by Willis Towers Watson as a preferred provider of telehealth services
Lewisville, Texas (April 25, 2016) — Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), the nation's first and largest telehealth provider, announced that it has been chosen by leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), as a preferred provider following a comprehensive review. A new three-year agreement extends relationships that have been in place since 2012 with the legacy Willis and Towers Watson organizations prior to the merger of those firms.
"We're pleased that Willis Towers Watson has recognized Teladoc's breadth of services, proven ROI and quality standards," said Mike King, Teladoc chief sales officer. "Our collaboration has resulted in bringing telehealth services to more than a half million lives and we look forward to continued success in delivering our value proposition to even more organizations and people." "Teladoc offers a national network and scalable technology that can meet the needs of any size or type of organization," said Allan Khoury, M.D., Ph.D., a Willis Towers Watson senior health management consultant and national telemedicine practice leader. "As a pioneer in the category, Teladoc has been committed to breaking down the barriers to implementing telehealth, and together we will continue to educate the marketplace about its value and benefits."
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. Teladoc provides consumers with access to its network of more than 3,100 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 performed over 575,000 telehealth visits in 2015. Teladoc and its physicians consistently earn a 95 percent member satisfaction rating or better, and Teladoc is the first telehealth provider 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.
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