Saturday, 1 April 2017

VideoDoc Announces Health Tech Partnership with Food Drink Ireland

Food Drink Ireland (FDI) and VideoDoc today announced a new partnership to promote employee wellness for National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday 31st March. Videodoc, Europe’s fastest growing telehealth firm, is delighted to offer all companies registered to participate in the 3rd annual National Workplace Wellbeing Day, a free video consultation with an Irish Medical Council registered doctor between 31st March and 7th April 2017.

VideoDoc’s innovative technology offers a face to face doctor consultation service via web and mobile direct to patients and white-labelled on behalf of corporates, other healthcare providers and insurers.

Commenting on the announcement, Mary O’Brien VideoDoc Co-Founder said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Food Drink Ireland on National Workplace Wellbeing Day 2017, to offer free online face to face doctor consultations to all companies who have signed up to the day at Fooddrinkireland.ie/wellbeing. Once signed up participants will receive a code that they can use to avail of the VideoDoc Service. Absenteeism due to illness is a major issue in the workplace, costing circa €1.5 billion per annum. As 80% of people want access to a GP outside working hours, a solution like VideoDoc offers a cost-effective solution for over 70% of conditions and everyday illnesses. Our service utilises modern technology to provide staff with the opportunity to see their GP without having to take time off work”.

Dermot Doherty, FDI’s Health Strategy Manager commented: “We're encouraging organisations of all sizes across the length and breadth of the country to get involved and mark Friday, 31st March with some fun and healthy activities for employees. We are very happy to partner with VideoDoc and offer participating companies a chance to try out their quick, convenient and innovative secure service in the week following National Workplace Wellbeing Day. Wellbeing is an ongoing commitment, and VideoDoc will benefit employees and employers alike, providing easy access to doctor consultations to save both time and money, while still availing of a trustworthy service.”

VideoDoc is offered through a web portal and mobile application (iOS & Android). It has been built with patient privacy in mind and complies with Ireland’s Data Protection Act and the US HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). VideoDoc is b2b focused, offering the lowest entry point for corporates to offer an on-demand online GP service to their employees at just 0.04c per day / €15 per year, every day from 8am – 10pm.