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The most health conscious cities by ZocDoc

January 3, 2013

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Allison Braley, the director of communications for ZocDoc, a free service that allows patients to find a nearby doctor or dentist who accepts their insurance, see their real-time availability, and instantly book an appointment via ZocDoc.com or ZocDoc’s free apps for iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry joins eHealth Radio's Health & Technology Channel.


Listen to interview [audio player below] with host Eric Michaels & guest Allison Braley discuss the following:

  • What is ZocDoc?
  • Why did ZocDoc announce the most health conscious cities?
  • How is this different from other “healthy city” surveys?
  • Which cities topped the list for the most health conscious cities?
  • Which of your findings surprised you most?
  • As 2012 comes to an end, any suggestions on how ZocDoc can help to make a healthier 2013?
  • Where can people go to book a healthcare appointment via ZocDoc or for more information?


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Founded in 2007 with a mission of improving access to healthcare, ZocDoc is a free service that allows patients to find a nearby doctor or dentist who accepts their insurance, see their real-time availability, and instantly book an appointment via ZocDoc.com or ZocDoc’s free apps for iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry. By revealing the 'hidden supply' of appointments, ZocDoc helps most patients get access to care in just 24 – 72 hours. The company’s most recent product, ZocDoc Check-In, allows patients to fill out their paperwork online in advance of their appointment, and a Spanish-language version called ZocDoc en Español is also available. More than 2.5 million people use ZocDoc each month across 1,600+ cities, covering 40 percent of the US population.


ZocDoc is funded by some of the tech world’s most respected investors, including DST Global, Goldman Sachs, Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, Jeff Bezos, Marc Benioff, and Ron Conway. Total investment in the company has reached $95 million to date.


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Related Web Site: www.zocdoc.com