Business Insider – Miami Healthcare Technology Start-Up Giving Free Remote Medical Consultations to Victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston
MIAMI, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In response to the devastation and widespread flooding throughout the Greater Houston Area from Hurricane Harvey, Miami healthcare technology start-up EpicMD, is actively giving free medical consultations, provided remotely by U.S. Board Certified primary care physicians and specialists. Medical consultations can be conducted by phone, video, email or text to all Houston relief victims through registered charitable organizations associated with this effort.
When Hurricane Harvey made landfall, and as a major national disaster was being declared in Texas, the EpicMD Share-the-Care program became proactively engaged in providing free medical care to those in need via the company’s mobile healthcare platform. “While the EpicMD Share-the-Care program has been effectively providing free medical care to those in need for over a year, the situation in Houston has become uniquely acute,” said Matt Wanderer, CEO and Founder of Epic Health, the parent company of EpicMD and Share-the-Care.
EpicMD is actively encouraging representatives of registered charitable organizations providing direct relief to the victims of Hurricane Harvey to please contact us, EpicMD at rel=”nofollow”>[email protected].
EpicMD is committed to excellence in delivering affordable, compassionate, accessible, convenient care to Americans in need. As America comes together to help our fellow citizens, we are all Texans; we are all Houstonians. We are all ready to help Americans who have been so cruelly affected by the Harvey tragedy.
About EpicMD: EpicMD is a mobile healthcare solution that allows members to connect with a network of over 600 U.S board-certified doctors 24/7 from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop device. Based on their need, members can connect with a doctor through HIPAA Compliant virtual video consultation, phone, email, and text. With a built-in member dashboard, users can manage health records, pharmacy, prescriptions, and add dependents. The EpicMD social cause “Share-The-Care” program gives a free consultation to someone in need for every annual membership purchase.