Florida-based MDLIVE announced its enhanced collaboration with Walgreens on Tuesday in Sunrise, Florida, to provide virtual care services in 20 more states, bringing the total to exactly half of the nation’s states in order to satisfy customer demand.
"As we expand virtual care service, we are seeing strong demand based on consumers' appetite for digital convenience and ease-of-access to a quality board-certified physician,” MDLIVE CEO Randy Parker. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with an innovator like Walgreens who understands these fundamental consumer expectations and knows how to execute to meet and exceed them."
New states participating in the expansion include: Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.
"Walgreens provides convenient and connected services for our customers, and we are thrilled to be advancing our digital experience to provide patients with more choices when it comes to accessing care," Adam Pellegrini, Walgreens divisional vice president of digital health, said.
With headquarters in Sunrise, MDLIVE was founded in 2009 to provide integrated virtual health solutions for consumers, employers, payers, hospitals, physician practices and other healthcare groups. MDLIVE delivers online therapy and psychiatry through its wholly owned subsidiary, Breakthrough.
Using an outcome-oriented care model, MDLIVE has also assures optimum patient confidence via its HIPAA-compliant cloud-based Virtual Medical Office platform. By utilizing MDLIVE, consumers can access the care they desire, transitioning from virtual to in-person offerings as needed and collaborating with administrators and caregivers seamlessly.