NEW YORK & SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MagnaCare, a healthcare services company, announced that it has partnered with Stat Doctors, a cutting edge e-health service that provides the modern day “house call” for minor medical conditions with immediate access to a network of the nation’s top board-certified emergency room physicians. By enabling members to have a medical consultation via phone or video, Stat Doctors utilizes advanced technology to improve quality of patient care at a per-encounter fee far below the cost of an emergency room or urgent care visit.
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“Following an extensive assessment of telemedicine providers, MagnaCare identified Stat Doctors as the quality leader to partner with and continues to offer patients the newest, most innovative healthcare solutions available,” says Joseph Berardo Jr., CEO and president, MagnaCare. “Stat Doctors provides individuals 24/7 access to quality healthcare at lower costs, creating real value for both employers and patients.”
Stat Doctors leverages advanced Internet and Web-based technologies, as well as electronic health records (EHRs) and ePrescribing, to provide highly coordinated, secure and confidential care, using systems and processes consistent with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other health information privacy laws.
MagnaCare’s plans cover a wide range of organizations, including self-insured organizations, Taft Hartley Funds, commercial insurers, Third Party Administrators, worker’s compensation and no-fault payors, and municipalities.
Alan Roga, M.D., CEO, Stat Doctors, says, “We are honored by this opportunity to partner with MagnaCare and share in its commitment to curb healthcare costs and provide high value, outstanding health care – wherever and whenever care is needed.”
MagnaCare, a healthcare services company, is proactively reducing the cost of healthcare by offering self-insured options to employers in New Jersey and New York. For more than 20 years MagnaCare has provided services to self-insured employers and health, workers’ compensation and no fault payers, including commercial insurers, TPA’s, government entities, and labor markets. MagnaCare offers access to a broad provider network, predictive modeling analyses, member outreach programs and integrated solutions that include full plan management services. MagnaCare was selected to the esteemed “Modern Healthcare’s 2010 and 2011 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” Visit www.magnacare.com, www.facebook.com/magnacare, www.linkedin.com/company/magnacare, http://blog.magnacare.com.
About Stat Health Services
Stat Health Services Inc. is an e-health company in Scottsdale, Arizona that leverages innovative technology to deliver its Stat Doctors service. Stat Doctors provides personalized, private and secure 24/7 virtual house calls with a national network of board certified emergency room physicians, helping patients with common health problems. Stat Doctors increases access to providers, improves quality of care and reduces costs with technology that provides a virtual exam room, online medical consultations (eVisits), electronic health records (EHRs) and electronic prescribing (ePrescribing). For more information, visit www.statdoctors.com or call 888-990-STAT.