Teladoc Chief Medical Officer Dr. Henry DePhillips to participate in third annual Connected Health Summit
LEWISVILLE, Texas (August 29, 2016) — Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), the nation's first and largest telehealth provider, announced that Henry DePhillips, MD, FACEP, Teladoc chief medical officer, will participate in a panel discussion on virtual, on-demand health care at the third annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers in San Diego, Calif on August 30 – September 1, 2016.
Dr. DePhilips' panel, "Bring Doctors to Your Home: Virtually and In Person," will take place on Thursday, September 1, from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at The Omni Hotel in Salon CDE. Panelists will address the growing availability of health care services via telephonic consultation and video chat. Topics will include new business models driving interest among providers and insurers; hospital and health systems adopting virtual care solutions; physician preferences on communicating with patients; ways to increase consumer awareness of on-demand health care services.
Information about the Connected Health Summit is available at connectedhealthsummit.com.
Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) is the nation's leading provider of telehealth services and a pioneering force in bringing the virtual care visit into the mainstream of today's health care ecosystem. Serving some 6,000 clients — including health plans, health systems, employers and other organizations — more than 15 million members can use phone, mobile devices and secure online video to connect within minutes to Teladoc's network of more than 3,100 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health specialists, 24/7. With national coverage, a robust, scalable platform and a Lewisville, Texas-based member services center staffed by 400 employees, Teladoc offers the industry's most comprehensive and complete telehealth solution including primary care, behavioral health care, dermatology, tobacco cessation and more. For additional information, visit www.teladoc.com.
About Connected Health Summit
Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers analyzes the role of innovative connected health solutions in driving changes in consumer behaviors as well as healthcare systems, insurers, and hospital networks. The event focuses on four areas of consumer health, which require active consumer participation to be successful: remote health monitoring for accountable care, consumer-centric wellness and fitness solutions, independent living technologies and services, and innovative convenience care models.