GriswoldConnect is First Teaming Between a Home Care Provider
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#caregivers–Griswold Home Care, a national provider of services to help seniors age
in place, announces the launch of GriswoldConnect Powered by Teladoc®, a
robust resource that can deliver consumers of all ages access to a live
doctor without appointment or the need to physically travel to one. This
marks the first pairing of Teladoc, the leading name in online
healthcare, with a home care agency.
Through GriswoldConnect, ailing individuals can speak with a physician
and receive a diagnosis via phone or Web, 24/7, from anywhere. Teladoc
doctors can diagnose and recommend treatment for many medical
conditions, including cold and flu symptoms, allergies, bronchitis, skin
problems, respiratory infection, and sinus problems. They can also
provide short-term prescription refills.
“We’re excited to introduce this very economical way to get prompt care
to the seniors we are serving,” said Griswold Home Care CEO Matt Murphy.
“This partnership aligns with Griswold’s mission to deliver top-quality
homecare, and with our vision to leverage technology to provide the best
possible care-receiving experience. This relationship provides peace of
mind to care recipients, convenience to the care recipient’s families,
and reduced risk of readmission to referral sources.”
GriswoldConnect is an innovative client engagement channel created to
help clients and their family members access products and services that
will enhance the in-home care experience for which Griswold is known.
For more information on GriswoldConnect powered by Teladoc, or to
enroll, visit www.griswoldconnect.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 7,500
clients — including health plans, health systems, employers and other
organizations — more than 17.5 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, TX-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, please visit www.teladoc.com.
About Griswold Home Care
With more than 200 locations in 33 states, Griswold Home Care is one of
the country’s top home health agencies, providing compassionate care
24/7 to its clients. Its mission is to help adults remain in their homes
and maintain quality of life despite advanced age or onset of illness,
through services including companion care, home services, personal care,
and respite care. Founded by Jean Griswold, the company is celebrating
35 years and has maintained its founder’s profound sense of empathy for
older and disabled adults and those living with chronic conditions. For
more information, visit http://www.griswoldhomecare.com,
or call 215-402-0200.
Gary Frisch, 215-545-4715 ext. 25