HILLSBORO, Ore., Sept. 12, 2016 – ZOOM+, the innovator of on-demand healthcare and Performance Health Insurance, today announced that it was chosen by Fast Company as a finalist in the Health category of its prestigious 2016 Innovation by Design Awards.
The annual award honors companies that approach business problems with the most innovative and disruptive design solutions in 11 categories, including Health. This year, a panel of distinguished design leaders judged entries based on functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, depth of user insight, cultural and business impact. Finalists including ZOOM+ were selected from more than 1,700 submissions from around the world. Honorees include a number of globally-recognized brands and emerging companies.
“We’re humbled to be recognized and see this as validation that our on-demand healthcare model is the future,” said Dave Sanders M.D., CEO and co-founder of ZOOM+. “This strengthens our commitment to disrupt the healthcare industry with deep consumer insights, design and technology.”
ZOOM+ and all finalists are highlighted by Fast Company online and in the October issue of the print magazine.
ZOOM+, the Portland-based innovator of on-demand healthcare, is creating the nation’s first health insurance system built from the ground up to enhance human performance. By seamlessly combining the security of traditional health insurance with membership-based brain, cellular and strength/stamina training and coaching, ZOOM+ Performance Health Insurance is empowering people to reach their full potential. Co-founded in 2006 in Portland, Oregon by healthcare entrepreneurs David Sanders, M.D., and Albert DiPiero, M.D., ZOOM+ (formerly called ZoomCare) was built on the promise of delivering “Twice the Health At Half the Cost With Ten Times the Delight.” ZOOM+ is a privately held company currently operating 33 neighborhood clinics in Portland, Vancouver and Seattle. ZOOM+ was selected one of the most admired healthcare companies in Oregon in 2014 and has been a finalist for the Oregon Entrepreneur Network's Growth Company of the Year. Dave Sanders was an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award winner in the Pacific Northwest.
ZOOM+ has been responsible for many retail healthcare firsts. The company built the first mobile online scheduler with same-day access to more than 800] no-wait appointments; created the innovative neighborhood retail clinic format; invented the "Magic Minute" and "Painless Procedure;" helped pass legislation allowing clinics to provide prescription medications and for video medical visits to be paid for by insurance companies; published transparent prices on the website; offered convenient office hours 365 days a year, in some cases until midnight. For additional information about ZOOM+, please visit ZoomCare.com and our Facebook page.