SAN FRANCISCO — October 11, 2018 –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Doctor On Demand, the nation’s leading virtual care provider, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with a number of appointments as it prepares for its next phase of growth in support of long term business outcomes.
To elevate the company’s financial and operational capabilities and set Doctor On Demand up for continued growth, the company has hired Jeff McCombs as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Doctor On Demand, Jeff served as the Head of Global Business Operations at Facebook, the Chief Financial Officer at Flipboard, Inc., and most recently OpenTable’s Chief Financial Officer.
“The momentum we’ve achieved this year is incredible, and we are at a point where we need to take the necessary steps to expand our leadership team and bring the right individuals on board to set us up to meet our future goals,” said Hill Ferguson, CEO, Doctor On Demand. “Jeff will bring tremendous leadership to our organization. He will play an integral role on our leadership team and in the future success of Doctor On Demand.”
Doctor On Demand has also brought on Latoya Thomas as the Director of Policy and Government Affairs. She brings deep expertise from her work at the American Telemedicine Association in shaping statutory and regulatory policies nationwide that facilitate better delivery of care, internet connectivity and transparency between consumers, providers and insurers. Latoya will lead policy development and positioning for Doctor On Demand, while also representing the company before policy makers, trade and civic groups to advance issues that support its growth strategy.
“We look forward to this next part of our journey and our expanded leadership team. With these new members on board, we can continue to make the necessary steps to grow, innovate, and shape the future of healthcare,” said Ferguson.
To add to the leadership team growth, Prentiss Taylor MD, FACP has been appointed to Vice President for Medical Affairs. As a Doctor On Demand clinician for over four years, Dr. Taylor brings a breadth of knowledge and expertise to the clinical leadership team, where he will focus on driving clinical innovation through new products and partnerships. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, Kellogg Business School, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
Additionally, Chief Marketing Officer Jennifer Nuckles has been accepted to WBL (Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation), a national non-profit organization of senior executive women across the healthcare industry.
About Doctor On Demand
Doctor On Demand is a nationwide healthcare service that provides video visits with board-certified physicians, psychiatrists and licensed psychologists via smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Patients download the Doctor On Demand app or visit www.doctorondemand.com, provide a list of their symptoms, and are connected for a video visit within minutes. Prescriptions, if needed, are sent directly to the pharmacy of choice. Doctor On Demand physicians can also order lab work, allowing for the treatment of a broader range of conditions and chronic care management.
Through its 5-star rated mobile application and website, consumers can access board-certified physicians in all 50 states with an average wait time of 5 minutes, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Doctor On Demand delivers services through employers, health plans, and directly to consumers. While insurance isn’t required, tens of millions of Americans enjoy covered medical and mental health visits.
Doctor On Demand is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Minneapolis and Washington, D.C. To access Doctor On Demand, download the app (iTunes or Google Play) or visit www.doctorondemand.com.
SOURCE: Doctor On Demand