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Forbes: Can eConsults Lower Patient Wait Times And Medicaid Spending Problems?

FORBES | AUGUST 3, 2018

Forbes highlighted our NEJM Catalyst publication - "RubiconMD partnered with the Community Health Center Network (CHCN) in California to study how eConsults - text-based opinions from specialists to PCPs - could be a key tool for PCPs to drive better outcomes and provide more access for patients."

 
 
 
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New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst: Can eConsults Save Medicaid?

NEJM Catalyst | AUGUST 1, 2018

RubiconMD and Community Health Center Network's publication in NEJM Catalyst - "PCPs are aware that specialist appointments are a scarce resource, and those who use the eConsult service see it as an opportunity to allocate resources appropriately, avoid unnecessary referrals, and triage patients more effectively.”

 
 
 
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RubiconMD in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare

SAGE JOURNALS | JULY 10, 2018

Our work, alongside our colleagues at University of California San Francisco, was published in the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare. The study examined the outcomes of eConsults submitted by primary care clinicians across 34 states.

 
 
 
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RubiconMD and OCHIN Partnership

PR NEWSWIRE | MAY 29, 2018

As OCHIN's CEO Abby Sear's said, "The integration of these eConsult platforms is a natural addition...we're dedicated to finding innovative technologies that make a meaningful difference for patient's and the providers who care for them."

 
 
 
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Lessons from The 2018 Crain's Digital Health Conference

CRAIN'S NEW YORK BUSINESS | MAY 3, 2018

RubiconMD attended Crain's Digital Health Conference this year, discussing New York's rise in attracting big health-tech companies. "The city has won over at least one entrepreneur. Gil Addo, CEO of RubiconMD, which offers primary care doctors the ability to consult with specialists online, co-founded his company in Boston ... he and co-founder Carlos Reines were attracted by New York's programs designed to nurture young health-tech companies, such as the Blueprint Health accelerator."

 
 
 
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Series B Announcement:
'32-Year-Old CEO Raises $13.8 Million To Improve Access To Specialist Doctors'

FORBES | APRIL 18, 2018

"RubiconMD, a telehealth startup cofounded by 2016 30 Under 30 alum Gil Addo and current COO Carlos Reines, is announcing that they’ve raised $13.8 million from investors including HLM Venture Partners, Optum Ventures, and Centene Corporation."

 
 
 
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Crain's New York Business 2017 Heritage Healthcare Innovation Awards

CRAIN'S NEW YORK BUSINESS | MAY 29, 2017

RubiconMD has been named the 2017 Heritage Innovator in Healthcare. RubiconMD "has taken an ordinary aspect of healthcare - a primary care doctor calling a specialist for a consult - and recast it into the digital world. RubiconMD is an eConsult service that connects primary care docs to specialists with same-day access, saving the healthcare system money by avoiding costly referrals and testing."

 
 
 
 
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RubiconMD and UCSF Partner to Expand Access to Specialty Care

BUSINESS WIRE | MARCH 17, 2017

"RubiconMD and UCSF will build a virtual specialty network in the cloud, allowing primary care providers on RubiconMD to get same-day insights from UCSF specialists."

 
 
 
 
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RubiconMD names Dr. J. Nwando Olayiwola as first Chief Clinical Transformation Officer

BUSINESS WIRE | JANUARY 10, 2017

“Dr. Olayiwola will join RubiconMD as its inaugural Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, responsible for helping primary care organizations using RubiconMD across the country transform their clinical delivery models to meet the demands of value-based care.”

 
 
 
 
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CHCF Announces New Telehealth Investment in RubiconMD

CALIFORNIA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION | SEPTEMBER 12, 2016

“Access to specialty care is a critical issue facing safety-net and rural populations. CHCF has invested in RubiconMD to provide eConsults, which connect primary care providers to specialists to Medi-Cal beneficiaries.”

 
 
 
 
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This week in N.Y.C. funding news: Rubicon, TheSkimm, Zibby

NEW YORK BUSINESS JOURNAL | JUNE 3, 2016

“Launched in 2013, RubiconMD aims to connect primary care providers to top specialists, enabling quick remote opinions with the goal of lessening the number of unnecessary visits.”

 
 
 
 
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30 Under 30 Alum Locks In Another $4 Million To Improve Patient Access To Specialists

FORBES | JUNE 1, 2016

“At the core of what we’re doing is building a tool that is integrated into the physician workflow, to support great primary care. Because primary care is the foundation of the system, real transformation to lower costs has to start there”

 
 
 
 
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5 Companies Defining the Future of Healthcare

THE HUFFINGTON POST | OCTOBER 2, 2015

“With US health care system costing more per capita than any other country, it’s not surprising to discover that over a third of visits to specialists are avoidable. To address this problem, RubiconMD connects primary care providers to specialists for e-consults, improving timely access to specialist expertise.”

 
 
 
 
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Democratizing Medical Expertise: An Interview with RubiconMD CEO Gil Addo

MEDTECH BOSTON | JULY 7, 2015

“We want people to think of RubiconMD as the way to get high quality consults more efficiently and locally so that there’s no barrier for clinical expertise.”

 
 
 
 
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Health-care start-ups bet on making a killing off Obamacare

CNBC | APRIL 7, 2015

"Increasingly, physician groups are entering into value-based contracts with insurers. This means if they help their patients avoid unnecessary care they will earn more money. When done right patients see fewer doctors and receive better care."

 
 
 
 
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RubiconMD raises $1.3M to make specialist consults more efficient

MEDCITY NEWS | DECEMBER 22, 2014

“Using RubiconMD’s platform, primary care physicians can identify specialists for consults based on ratings, cost and experience.”