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healthPERX & eDocAmerica Partner to Take Telehealth to the Next Level

Imagine having health care at your fingertips for nearly any medical need, whenever you need it, no matter where you are in the U.S. healthPERX, a leading telehealth program that offers 24/7 access to board-certified doctors, has partnered with eDocAmerica to offer additional access to a myriad of health specialists. From a common cold, a swollen ankle or a skin condition, access to board-certified doctors and specialists for nearly any medical need is now available via phone and online.

Birmingham, AL, January 29, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Most Comprehensive Telehealth Service on the Market Now Available

healthPERX, a leading telehealth program that offers 24/7 access to board-certified doctors, has partnered with eDocAmerica to expand its services with the addition of board-certified health specialists for nearly every medical need. The partnership has made healthPERX the most holistic, convenient and cost-effective telehealth program available throughout the U.S.

“Our expanded services with eDocAmerica has filled a void in today’s healthcare challenges in what is becoming a consumer-driven industry,” said healthPERX CEO Jeff Marks. “While basic telehealth is becoming an emerging trend, our combined services takes healthcare to an even higher level.”

healthPERX offers patients round-the-clock access to board-certified doctors via phone and online to diagnose and treat common health issues such as colds, flus, respiratory infections, allergies, pink eye, headaches, stomach aches, asthma and more.

For more specific health issues and long-term routine preventative care, eDocAmerica offers patients online access to health specialists such as nutritionists, physical therapists, psychologists, dentists and more. The service gives patients a health assessment and enables them to pinpoint via pictures and diagrams “where it hurts” for a thorough medical consultation, advice on care and to help determine whether an in-office visit is pertinent. eDocAmerica is also a helpful tool for organization’s and individuals affected by the new healthcare rules.

Many Fortune 500 companies and consumers have relied on healthPERX’s telehealth program for convenience, savings and increased workplace productivity since 2009. At no additional cost, the partnership will enable current and new members access to the new service, providing the full healthcare benefits program for a cost-effective, healthier lifestyle.

“This partnership offers a simple, convenient and innovative healthcare solution for both sides of the coin – acute care for common illnesses and routine consultations for ongoing care that holistically serves patients for an overall healthier lifestyle,” said Marks.

“healthPERX and eDocAmerica have the same beliefs in empowering patients to take control of their health by avoiding unnecessary office visits, executing critical health decisions, and saving time and money,” said eDocAmerica President Robbie Linn.

For questions and more information on a customized pricing package please call 1-888-417-6187.

About healthPERX
healthPERX is the most comprehensive telehealth benefit program on the market. The program provides convenient, 24/7 access to licensed, board-certified doctors and health specialists in partnership with Teladoc and eDocAmerica via mobile app, telephone and online. healthPERX offers a low monthly rate with no medical consultation fees and a comprehensive program to drive utilization, distinguishing it from other services. Other optional healthPERX services include dental, vision, health advocacy, counseling (EAP), travel assistance, preventative care, fitness and more. Packages can be custom designed to fit client needs. For more information please call 1-888-417-6187, visit www.hperx.com or follow on Twitter @healthPERX.

About eDocAmerica
eDocAmerica, created through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) BioVentures incubator program is an online doctor “house call” for routine medical questions and information. It’s the most effective web-based tool available. Features include unlimited e-mail access to board-certified physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, dentists, dietitians, fitness trainers, and alternative medicine physicians. Physician responses are guaranteed within 24 hours (response time is usually three or four hours), and no-co pay. eDocAmerica also provides weekly “Health Tips” that are emailed to all registered participants as well as a 24 Hour Nurse Line, Health Risk Assessments, 3D Health Encyclopedia and more.

Companies offering eDocAmerica realize savings through reduced absenteeism due to avoiding unnecessary doctor’s office visits, reduced doctor’s office visits that are paid through the company health insurance plan, and reduced co-pays paid by employees for office visits. eDocAmerica’s usage surveys indicate that an unnecessary visit to the doctor’s office is eliminated in approximately 25 percent of the inquiries. For more information about eDocAmerica, visit the website at www.eDocAmerica.com.
Contact Information
Rountree Group
Krista Beres on behalf of healthPERX
770.650.2602
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www.rountreegroup.com

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