$21M Series A Funding
On August 6, 2014 Doctor On Demand, a healthcare service that provides Video Visits with board-certified physicians, today announced it has closed a $21 million round of Series A financing. Led by Venrock and joined by Shasta Ventures and angel investor Sir Richard Branson, the funding will further drive Doctor On Demand’s growth as it continues to expand its team, build its network of physicians, and add new offerings.
Doctor On Demand announced that Comcast Corporation will offer the Doctor On Demand service to all of its U.S. employees. Comcast will integrate Doctor On Demand into the company’s health and wellness offerings and will, for certain plans, fully subsidize employees’ video visits with Doctor On Demand physicians. Using Doctor On Demand, employees will be able to receive high-quality medical care from their homes and offices.
The more than 1,400 board-certified physicians on staff and are overseen by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Pat Basu, M.D., a former Stanford physician and White House fellow. The multidisciplinary team of physicians treats colds, coughs, allergies, infections, sports injuries, pediatric illnesses and more.
About Doctor on Demand
Doctor On Demand is a healthcare service that provides Video Visits with board-certified physicians via smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Patients simply download the Doctor On Demand app on a smartphone or tablet or visit www.doctorondemand.com on their desktop computer, provide a list of their symptoms, and are instantly connected to a doctor licensed in their state for a video visit. Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health systems, health plans, and direct to consumers. Entrepreneurs Adam Jackson and Jay McGraw founded the company in 2013 to improve fast, easy, and cost-effective access to high quality medical care.
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