These Chicago Telehealth Companies Are Changing Healthcare

Written by Alyssa Schroer
Published on Jun. 26, 2024
These Chicago Telehealth Companies Are Changing Healthcare

In recent years, telehealth has gone from a niche offering for people who can’t easily travel to a default option for many who never used to even consider it. Whether it’s increasing access to services for underserved populations or simply helping professionals fit appointments into their busy schedules, here’s how Chicago telehealth companies are making a difference. 

 

Founded: 2014

What they do: HealthJoy makes a care navigation platform businesses rely on to provide their employees with guidance on using their healthcare coverage to meet their specific needs. HealthJoy also offers a virtual tool for personalized musculoskeletal care and fast access to medical providers through its virtual urgent care capabilities.

 

Founded: 2011

What they do: First Stop Health offers on-demand telehealth services via employer benefit programs. First Stop prevents unnecessary visits to emergency rooms and urgent care centers by providing access to physicians for non-emergency issues. Whether a member needs treatment during the weekend or they left medication at home while traveling, First Stop provides quick care solutions to patients in need.

 

Founded: 2014

What they do: Third Eye Health is a telehealth network for post-acute care. The telehealth platform is used by more than 220 nursing facilities and over 3,500 nurses, providing medical professionals with access to Third Eye’s roster of expert physicians in post-acute emergency medicine. The platform has achieved an average 25% reduction in 30-day hospital readmissions.

This article was originally published in 2019. Rose Velazquez contributed reporting to this story.

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