"This event brings together so many innovators from across the entire healthcare ecosystem, and it's such a privilege to have the chance to learn from others, share our experiences, and find opportunities for collaboration."
Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 28, 2014
Medicast, a doctors-on-demand mobile healthcare service, is one of a select group of healthcare companies chosen to present their technologies at the Healthcare Transformer Summit & Showcase hosted by StartUp Health, taking place at the Cleveland Clinic’s 12th Annual Medical Innovation Summit on October 27 – 29th, 2014. The 2014 Summit focuses on cancer treatment and personalized medicine, with over 1,500 executives, investors, entrepreneurs and clinicians expected to be in attendance.
Medicast’s service allows patients to place a request via their phone app, website or call center for a house call from a licensed doctor, who will arrive at their home, office, or hotel in under two hours. Visits are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Medicast was one of ten companies selected for the inaugural class of the Sprint Mobile Health Accelerator powered by Techstars, and is currently part of the StartUp Health network, a global growth platform for entrepreneurs in the healthcare space.
Sam Zebarjadi, Medicast’s CEO & Co-Founder said "This event brings together so many innovators from across the entire healthcare ecosystem, and it's such a privilege to have the chance to learn from others, share our experiences, and find opportunities for collaboration between Medicast and other disruptive healthcare leaders.”
Unity Stoakes, co-founder and president of StartUp Health said "We are delighted to be able to provide a showcase for these innovative startups at such a prestigious event. The Cleveland Clinic's expertise in cutting-edge medicine makes this summit a natural fit for these companies that are on the forefront of change in the healthcare industry."
To see a video of the house call process, please visit http://bit.ly/1t8Exou.
For more information on Medicast’s services, locations, doctors, pricing and more, visit http://www.medicast.co. Consumers can download the Medicast mobile app free of charge on their iPhone or Android devices. For inquiries or to speak with a Medicast expert, media should contact Caroline Pugliese at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-249-8291.
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Medicast is a convenient doctors-on-demand mobile service that connects physicians directly to consumers in the comfort of their home, office or hotel. The Medicast model promises accessible quality care to each patient through a personalized visit by compassionate, local doctors within two hours of a request, 24 hours a day. Every Medicast physician is hand-selected and certified in the art of delivering direct primary care. To request a house call, consumers simply click a button on the Medicast mobile app or website. Medicast currently operates in the Miami/South Florida and Los Angeles/Orange County/San Diego markets, with plans to launch in San Francisco and additional cities in Winter 2014. For more information on Medicast, visit http://www.medicast.co. Follow Medicast on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/medicast or “like” us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/medicastco.
About StartUp Health
StartUp Health is a global growth platform for entrepreneurs transforming healthcare. The StartUp Health Academy, a long-term coaching program and trusted peer network, includes 165 entrepreneurs from 84 companies in 7 countries and 45 cities. StartUp Health's full-time team of entrepreneur coaches helps increase the equity value of its companies by providing structured programming and access to investors, customers and advisors, from the StartUp Health Network, for every stage of a company’s lifecycle. StartUp Health companies have cumulatively raised over $150M and to date, three have been acquired - Basis Science by Intel, Avado by WebMD and Arpeggi by Gene by Gene. StartUp Health was founded by health tech entrepreneurs, Steven Krein and Unity Stoakes, and is chaired by former Time Warner Chairman and CEO, Jerry Levin. Investors include Mark Cuban, Esther Dyson, Roger Ehrenberg, Brad Feld, Richard Forman, Jason Finger, Linda Holliday, Jon Kaplan, Howard Krein, MD, PhD, Jon Miller, Jeff Stewart and Wayne Kimmel. Learn more at startuphealth.com and follow @startuphealth