Tag: teladoc

Will Texas Kill the Teladoc & AmWell Business Model: Finding a Blueprint for Telemedicine Policy

  The Texas Medical Board (TMB) has been mired in a long-standing lawsuit with Teladoc over regulations restricting the practice of telemedicine. Is this a battle to control telemedicine businesses or is it something more? Join our telehealth policy expert, Dr. Nancy Dickey, as we take an in-depth look inside the TMB’s…

Teladoc services outlawed in Texas starting today (Updated)

Correction 6/4/2015:   As of Friday, May 29, the federal courts ruled in favor of Teladoc, therefore blocking the Texas Medical Board’s rule from taking effect on June 3. Click here for a press release with additional details regarding the antitrust lawsuit and recent ruling. Starting today, Teladoc, the Dallas-based…

Teladoc Gets a Whopping 50M for Virtual Doctor Visits

Teladoc, one of the biggest telemedicine services around, recently closed a gratifying 50M in Series F funding for a total of 96.6M in venture capital. According to Venturebeat this is one of the largest raises for the digital health space this year.  Hot competitor, Doctor on Demand, which offers a…

Is Ringadoc Making a Mistake by Leaving Video e-Visit Consultations?

Ringadoc, a hot startup funded by the prestigious Founders Fund, began as a virtual doctor consultation platform and was actually selling video calling when it launched around September of 2011.  In  mid-May of 2013, Ringadoc injected another $700K to its coffers for a total of $1.9M in seed funding.  It…

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