Stat Doctors Founder Talks Mobile Health Care Innovation with Money Radio | April 9, 2014
Chief Executive Officer Dr. Alan Roga discusses innovations in health care on Money Radio’s Health Futures: Taking Stock in You. He explains how facets of health care are increasingly heading toward a mobile environment, as well as opportunities that organizations have to contain costs while providing a greater level of convenient, high-quality care. Click to listen. (14:00)
Stat Doctors Partners with QuadMed | March 17, 2014
Stat Doctors has partnered with QuadMed, a nationally recognized provider of employer-sponsored health and wellness solutions, to offer 24/7 telemedicine access to patients with minor illnesses and medical conditions. Under the agreement, QuadMed purchased a minority ownership interest in the company. Read the full press release for more information.
Stat Doctors Receives Industry Award Recognizing Innovation, Quality | January 9, 2014
Stat Doctors recently received the Industry Innovator Award from The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHCC). The IHCC, which honors individuals and organizations that create and provide innovative health and benefit management programs, recognized Stat Doctors’ convenient, cost-effective and high-quality health care model. Read more about this IHCC honor.
Stat Doctors Founder Talks eHealth Advantages with CoHealth Radio | November 20, 2013
Chief Executive Officer Dr. Alan Roga discusses innovations in eHealth with Natalie Hodge of CoHealth Checkup, an online radio show exploring trends and tactics for improving workplace wellness. Dr. Roga explains how eHealth services benefit both employees and employers from the standpoints of cost savings and quality care. Listen: Physicians Evaluate Employees Online, at Home and at Work
The Virtual ER Is Here Today, Saving Time and Money | August 5, 2013
In my latest New York Times best seller Flash Foresight, I wrote that the digital accelerators are now here, and so is the virtual ER. Read more here.
Stat Doctors features on Arizona's Fox 10 News | February 26, 2013
Stat Doctors featured on Arizona's Fox 10 News for innovative "modern day house call". Watch the full news clip here
Swapping the ER for an e-visit: "Modern-day house call" startup gets $3 million investment | January 29, 2013
More than 136 million Americans visit an emergency room each year, but fewer than 13 percent of them are admitted to the hospital. In fact, a company called Stat Health Services estimates that two of three ER visits are for minor medical conditions that could be treated via telemedicine. Read more…
MagnaCare Announces Relationship with Stat Doctors to Provide 24/7 Virtual Care to Members | January 7, 2013
Following an extensive assessment of telemedicine providers, MagnaCare 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 care at a per-encounter fee far below the cost of an emergency room or urgent care visit. Read more…
Stat Doctors Selected as Winner of The Arizona Innovation Challenge and Secures $250,000 for Mobile Strategy | December 21, 2012
The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the six winning companies in the Fall 2012 Arizona Innovation Challenge. Among the winners was Stat Doctors! The bi-annual business plan competition awards qualified, innovative startups and early stage companies up to $250,000 in grant funding capital to grow their business, ultimately advancing innovation and technology commercialization opportunities in Arizona. Stat Doctors was selected as a winner from a pool of more than 200 applicants and 25 semifinalists. Read more…
Microsoft Completes Case Study on Stat Doctors: E-Health Provider Uses Cloud Solution to Significantly Cut Costs and Improve Service | November 6, 2012
Stat Health Services helps cut healthcare costs by connecting doctors with patients for the treatment of minor medical conditions through the Stat Doctors online service. Stat Health chose to rebuild Stat Doctors in the cloud using Windows Azure from Microsoft. As a result, it has reduced its costs, helped employers and insurers lower the cost of healthcare, and improved the quality of patient service through better scalability and reliability. Read More…
Stat Doctors Presents at EBN: Could telemedicine be the game-changer? | September 26, 2012
Any medical treatment option that demonstrably lowers costs is attractive in this market, but one blossoming field has the potential not just to save money, but to change behavior.
"Telemedicine's been around for over 100 years," Dr. Alan Roga said at the Benefits Forum & Expo earlier this month. "There was a doctor 100 years ago who basically transmitted an EKG through a phone – that was the first telemedicine visit. This is a little bit different. Technology has evolved." Read More…
Stat Health Services, Inc. Successfully Completes Independent HIPAA Audit| April 6, 2012
HIPAA privacy and security compliance assures Stat Health Services' customers and patients that personal health information is secure and protected from misuse.
Stat Health Services Inc., an e-health company that provides personalized, private and secure 24/7 virtual house calls with a national network of board certified emergency room physicians through its Stat Doctors service, announced that the company has successfully completed an independent audit of its Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and HITECH Act privacy and security controls on April 5, 2012. Read more
Utilization of Stat Doctors Service contributes to HOV being awarded one of the Valley's Healthiest Employers | March 15, 2012
Hospice of the Valley was recently awarded one of the Phoenix Valley's Healthiest Employers by the Phoenix Business Journal; cited as one of the reasons that HOV won this award was their implementation and utilization of Stat Doctors e-healthcare solution. Stat Doctors has played a large role in reducing employee absenteeism and improving productivity for Hospice of the Valley. Stat Doctors is an e-health care solution that delivers anytime, anywhere access to board certified emergency room physicians with a focus on improving care while reducing costs. Read more
Former Walgreens Chairman & CEO Joins Stat Health Services Board of Directors | January 25, 2012
Stat Doctors, the online medical consultations service that provides patients with 24/7 online access to board-certified emergency physicians, welcomes Jeffery Rein to their Board of Directors.
Jeffrey Rein, the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Walgreens, the nation's largest drug store chain, joined the Board of Directors of Stat Health Services, which provides Stat Doctors, an e-health care company providing anytime, anywhere access to emergency room physicians. Read more
Arizona's Hospice of the Valley signs on with STAT DOCTORS | October 20, 2011
The nation's largest hospice, Arizona's Hospice of the Valley, has signed an agreement for STAT DOCTORS to provide its services to its hospice members throughout the state. STAT DOCTORS' board-certified physicians will assist the Hospice doctors, nurses, social workers, nurse's aides, pastoral counselors and volunteers to deliver integrated care, usually in the patient's home, with end-of-life transitions, and help patients stay pain-free, comfortable and fully engaged in their lives as much as possible. See press release for more information.
Center for Health Value Innovation endorses STAT DOCTORS | September 19, 2011
The Center for Health Value Innovation has endorsed STAT DOCTORS and its services of providing emergency physicians to people's homes to assist with non-critical, common medical issues. A recent STAT DOCTORS case study on Scottsdale Health Care caught the attention of researchers at Center for Health Value Innovation, who wrote on their site: "The report describes how Stat Doctors, a 24/7 emergency health service designed to use technology to reduce emergency-room costs, helped lower costs for both health plan and co-pay for Scottsdale Healthcare." This is exciting news as it gives STAT DOCTORS awareness and exposure to the Center's large audience of medical researchers and professionals.
STAT DOCTORS partners with iStream Financial to provide easy payment processing for patients, adds iStream CEO to Board | July 20, 2011
STAT DOCTORS, a leader in providing virtual physician services for common, non-critical medical issues, announces a strategic partnership with iStream Financial, a vertically integrated payment processing company. Ken Biel, CEO of iStream Financial, joins STATDOCTORS as a member of the Board of Directors.
Stat Health Services Partners With Emergency Medicine Physicians to Expand Its Provider Network for Virtual House Calls | March 24, 2011
Stat Health Services Inc., announced today its partnership with Emergency Medicine Physicians (EMP), a Canton, Ohio-based emergency department (ED) physician management company, to extend access to its innovative STAT DOCTORS eHealth service to multiple states across the U.S. STAT DOCTORS offers on-demand and affordable health care services for common, minor medical issues over the Internet, and is available to consumers through their employers or insurers as a supplemental health benefit. MORE
CDHC Solutions | March 17, 2011
Telemedicine Ready to Reshape Care Delivery and Medical Access
By Alan Roga, MD, Chairman and CEO of Stat Health Services
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Healthcare IT News | March 16, 2011
Stat Health gives employers an alternative to unnecessary ER visits
Employers with self-funded health plans have a common enemy: The emergency room. ER visits are often costly, and in many case unnecessary. According to Alan Roga, MD, a practicing ER doctor for 17 years, close to 55 percent of the 114 million ER visits in 2006 were for non-emergencies – "acute, inconvenient and episodic" cases that, while urgent to the patient, could have been handled in a much less intensive and expensive manner. MORE
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Stat Health Services as Company of the Year in North American E-Health Services Market | March 15, 2011
Based on its recent analysis of the E-Health Services market, Frost & Sullivan has awarded Stat Health Services, providers of the Stat Doctors™ program, with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year in North American E-Health Services for its demonstrated excellence in innovation with its products and technologies, leadership in customer value and market penetration, and growth strategy and implementation. MORE
CGRMC Offers eHealth Benefit | February 19, 2011
Roughly 3,000 employees and dependents at Casa Grande Regional Medical Center are now covered by an eHealth service designed to make early health intervention more convenient. The company-paid benefit gives employees free access to 24/7 care for common, but urgent, medical issues. The Stat Doctors service is offered by Stat Health Services of Scottsdale. CGRMC's is the second health care system in Arizona to offer the benefit to employees. MORE
Casa Grande Regional Medical Center Selects STAT DOCTORS eHealth Service for Its Employees | February 15, 2011
Casa Grande Regional Medical Center (CGRMC) has contracted with Stat Health Services to offer the STAT DOCTORS™ eHealth service to its 3,000 employees and covered dependents. CGRMC, a 187-bed community hospital that serves as a base station to more than 12 Pinal County emergency service providers, is making the comprehensive eHealth service available to aid its employees in maintaining health. CGRMC becomes the second health system in the state to offer the STAT DOCTORS benefit to its employees and is covering the cost of the service for its employees. MORE
abc15 | February 7, 2011
How doctor visits are going virtual in Scottsdale
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - We've all sat for hours on end in an emergency department waiting room, but now a new type of emergency care is on the horizon in Scottsdale. The new service will have you cutting out the waiting rooms and turning on the Wi-Fi. MORE
Phoenix Business Journal | February 4, 2011
Virtual house calls launched
Scottsdale Healthcare has added a supplemental health and wellness benefit featuring online care for common minor medical conditions. The hospital system teamed with Scottsdale-based Stat Health Services' Stat Doctors e-health service, which uses the Internet, electronic health records, electronic prescriptions and videoconferencing to make virtual house calls. MORE
Dr. Alan Roga Speaks about Stat Doctors on AMAZ| February 2011
Health Management Technology – News | February 2011
What to look for in healthcare IT
In 2011, the Webcam will be used to fuel the high-tech, high-growth telemedicine industry. Telemedicine stands to fill a multitude of gaps in healthcare delivery and simultaneously improve care and health outcomes in convenient and cost-effective ways. FULL STORY
AMN Healthcare - News| January 19, 2011
Top Trends in Healthcare Delivery
Teamwork and technology will stay on the forefront as healthcare delivery evolves to implement health reform; adjust to a more sophisticated, tech-savvy consumer; streamline costs; and focus on quality of care. Here are some of the major trends that industry experts point to in 2011 MORE
Scottsdale Republic | January 11, 2011
Agility needed to find health-care future
As the national health-reform debate took its twists and turns, Tom Sadvary remained consistent. Health care needed to be more efficient and affordable, the Scottsdale Healthcare CEO said. Medical providers needed to be “nimble and agile.” New approaches to delivering care would be needed. It was more than rhetoric. The hospital recently became the largest client of a startup, Stat Doctors, that hopes to divert people with less-urgent complaints from costly emergency rooms. MORE
Arizona Republic | January 7, 2011
Scottsdale hospital workers get virtual house calls
An entrepreneur doctor with Scottsdale Healthcare recently began arranging virtual "house calls" to the hospital system's employees.
Emergency-room physician Alan Roga signed on Scottsdale Healthcare in December as his biggest client and is in discussions with other health-care providers as part of the new Scottsdale start-up called Stat Health Services (statdoctors.com). FULL STORY
Scottsdale Healthcare Goes Live On STAT DOCTORS eHealth Services as an Employee Health/Wellness Benefit | December 7, 2010
Stat Health Services Inc. and Scottsdale Healthcare announced today that they are offering Stat Health's innovative STAT DOCTORS™ eHealth service as a supplemental health and wellness benefit for Scottsdale Healthcare's employees and their covered dependents. MORE
Stat Health Services Announces STAT DOCTORS eHealth Service, Bringing Consumers a Modern Day House Call | November 18, 2010
Stat Health Services Inc. announced today STAT DOCTORS, an innovative eHealth service that brings patients a modern day virtual house call. Developed by emergency physicians, STAT DOCTORS leverages state-of-the-art technologies – including secure single sign-on, electronic health records (EHRs), ePrescribing and video conferencing -- to equip patients with 24x7 access to emergency physicians to address common, minor medical issues. MORE
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