MINNEAPOLIS & ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zipnosis today announced their service is now available in 11 states across the country. Patients who live in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, Washington and Wisconsin can now visit www.zipnosis.com and receive a diagnosis and treatment from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
“Zipnosis has proven we dramatically shift the cost curve in healthcare. We’ve taken a 2 hour, $200 urgent care visit and made it 5 minutes and $25.00 using Zipnosis online.”
Patients use Zipnosis’ adaptive software interview to thoroughly collect their medical history in minutes. Within an hour or less, the patient receives a diagnosis and treatment, including a prescription if appropriate, from a board-certified, licensed clinician in their state. Zipnosis treats conditions such as sinus infections, female bladder infections and several other common ailments where there is medical evidence that supports treatment based on medical history alone. Zipnosis also licenses a “Powered by Zipnosis” package for partners who want a customized virtual care offering.
“Zipnosis has proven we dramatically shift the cost curve in healthcare. We’ve taken a 2 hour, $200 urgent care visit and made it 5 minutes and $25.00 using Zipnosis online.” said Jon Pearce, Zipnosis’ Chief Executive Officer. “Over the past 18 months in a limited pilot in Minnesota, we’ve successfully treated over 12,000 patients, delivering close to $2M million in direct healthcare savings to patients and employers. Our next step is to convert those first 12,000 patients into 1.2 million patients and hundreds of millions in savings across the country.”
“We offer innovative access to mainstream medicine,” said Dr. Becki Hafner-Fogarty, Chief Medical Officer for Zipnosis. “Our powerful innovative software provides robust decision support, allowing our clinician to provide high quality care that complies with national guidelines.”
Jon Pearce notes “Healthcare is moving into the hands of patients and providers. We are the first company to design a care delivery model that aligns with this shift. $25.00 is cheaper than most insurance co-payments – and you can get your Zipnosis from the comfort of your home. This is the convenience and access to healthcare that millions of Americans should be able to enjoy.”
Minnesota-based Zipnosis, Inc. offers innovative access to mainstream medicine by providing patients with safe, simple and convenient online diagnosis and treatment of common health needs. www.zipnosis.com