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Griswold Home Care Launches New Platform to Connect Home Care Recipients with On-Call Physicians

Griswold Home Care, a national provider of services to help seniors age in place, announces the launch of GriswoldConnect Powered by Teladoc®, a robust resource that can deliver consumers of all ages access to a live doctor without appointment or the need to physically travel to one. This marks the first pairing of Teladoc, the leading name in online healthcare, with a home care agency.

Through GriswoldConnect, ailing individuals can speak with a physician and receive a diagnosis via phone or Web, 24/7, from anywhere. Teladoc doctors can diagnose and recommend treatment for many medical conditions, including cold and flu symptoms, allergies, bronchitis, skin problems, respiratory infection, and sinus problems. They can also provide short-term prescription refills.

“We’re excited to introduce this very economical way to get prompt care to the seniors we are serving,” said Griswold Home Care CEO Matt Murphy. “This partnership aligns with Griswold’s mission to deliver top-quality homecare, and with our vision to leverage technology to provide the best possible care-receiving experience. This relationship provides peace of mind to care recipients, convenience to the care recipient’s families, and reduced risk of readmission to referral sources.”

GriswoldConnect is an innovative client engagement channel created to help clients and their family members access products and services that will enhance the in-home care experience for which Griswold is known. For more information on GriswoldConnect powered by Teladoc, or to enroll, visit www.griswoldconnect.com.

About Teladoc

Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE:TDOC) is the nation’s leading provider of telehealth services and a pioneering force in bringing the virtual care visit into the mainstream of today’s health care ecosystem. Serving some 7,500 clients — including health plans, health systems, employers and other organizations — more than 17.5 million members can use phone, mobile devices and secure online video to connect within minutes to Teladoc’s network of more than 3,100 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health specialists, 24/7. With national coverage, a robust, scalable platform and a Lewisville, TX-based member services center staffed by 400 employees, Teladoc offers the industry’s most comprehensive and complete telehealth solution including primary care, behavioral health care, dermatology, tobacco cessation and more. For additional information, please visit www.teladoc.com.

About Griswold Home Care

With more than 200 locations in 33 states, Griswold Home Care is one of the country’s top home health agencies, providing compassionate care 24/7 to its clients. Its mission is to help adults remain in their homes and maintain quality of life despite advanced age or onset of illness, through services including companion care, home services, personal care, and respite care. Founded by Jean Griswold, the company is celebrating 35 years and has maintained its founder’s profound sense of empathy for older and disabled adults and those living with chronic conditions. For more information, visit http://www.griswoldhomecare.com, or call 215-402-0200.

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