DALLAS--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic as one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2013 at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Marana, Arizona. Goldman Sachs selected Gorevic as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the three-day event.
“I’m honored to be recognized among these remarkable entrepreneurs”
Before joining Teladoc in 2009, Gorevic worked in various capacities at WellPoint, Inc., including senior vice president and chief marketing and product officer where he was responsible for developing WellPoint’s Growth Strategy to identify and prioritize opportunities for long term growth. Throughout his career, Gorevic has pioneered innovative healthcare services which evolved into mainstream offerings delivering meaningful value to customers and bottom-line business results. In 2003, he was named to Crain’s New York Business "40 Under 40″ list.
"I’m honored to be recognized among these remarkable entrepreneurs," said Gorevic. "During a time when health care costs are at an all-time high, it is important to make available new innovative solutions that ensure patients get the quality care they need, when they need it. I’m proud to help lead a company that’s committed to providing quality health care solutions at an affordable price."
Through Teladoc, patients consult with a physician via phone or secure online video to receive treatment for non-emergency medical issues, such as allergies, bronchitis, pink eye and sinus problems. Teladoc physicians complete more than 150,000 consults annually, have an average of 15 years experience, and score a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate. Teladoc has reached 6 million members while working with national employers, health plans, physicians and partners.
"We are honored to recognize Jason Gorevic as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2013," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is the second year for the summit and our goal remains the same. We pair seasoned and emerging entrepreneurs -- the builders and innovators -- from a diverse set of industries to discuss how to make vital, enduring companies that reshape industries and boost the world's economies through innovation."
For more than 140 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest telehealth provider with more than 6 million members nationwide. With an average response time of 16 minutes, Teladoc enhances access to affordable, high-quality medical care for adults and children via videoconferencing or telephone consultations. The U.S.-based, board-certified physicians meet National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards and deliver a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate. Teladoc partners with payers, corporations, organizations and patients that seek accessible and affordable high-quality medical care. Additionally, through its TeladocConnect service, physicians are able to offer the convenience of Teladoc and provide their patients with a high level of care around the clock. For more information, please visit www.Teladoc.com or www.TeladocConnect.com.