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New Telehealth Service Offers Austin Employees Anytime, Anywhere Access to Physicians; eMD Access to Launch at SXSW | Fire Science Blog
(PRWEB) March 12, 2015 Starting this spring, some Austin employees will be able to skip a trip to the doctor’s office or emergency room, thanks to a new partnership between Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) and CirrusMD. The two organizations have come together to offer eMD Access (http://www.emdaccess.com), a digital healthcare service that companies in central Texas can provide to their employees as an affordable premium benefit. Employees will have access to a team of ARC doctors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via secure text messaging, image sharing and video chat through Denver, Colorado-based CirrusMD’s HIPAA-compliant mobile platform. Patients who utilize eMD Access will continue to use their existing primary care physicians and specialists for in-office needs. “Historically, this type of access to a doctor has only been available through expensive “concierge” practices. Now thousands of Central Texans will have the same ease of access to a physician as