ZOOM+Care ChatCare® Delivers
20,000 Annual Patient Visits by Chat
Registered U.S. Trademark Issued for ChatCare®
May 9, 2018 Portland, Oregon
ZOOM+Care, the leading provider of on-demand complete healthcare services, today announced that its innovative ChatCare - instant access to professional medical care - has reached a milestone of delivering 20,000 annual chat visits and that the U.S. Trademark by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued Zoom a Registered U.S. Trademark for ChatCare®.
ChatCare® offers instant access to ZOOM+Care providers. ChatCare is not an advice line. It is a medical visit that replaces doctor’s offices visits or approximately 40% of urgent care and primary care visits. Patients receive diagnosis and treatment, prescriptions, tests and referrals for a wide-range of medical needs.
“ChatCare is faster care. ChatCare is better care. ChatCare is safer care. And yes, ChatCare is cheaper care. Patients and insurers save at least $100 per visit compared to doctor’s office visits. Just download the App and get started”, said Zoom’s co-founder and CEO, Dave Sanders, MD.
ZOOM+Care® is creating a better way to get and give healthcare. The Portland-based innovator is the leading provider of on-demand retail and digital healthcare. Zoom® cares for over 200,000 people per year at 36 neighborhood clinics in Portland and Seattle. Zoom provides complete care including urgent care, primary care, specialty care, mental health, telemedicine and more. ZOOM+Care was founded in 2006 by Portland, Oregon physicians David Sanders, M.D. and Albert DiPiero, M.D. MPH. ZOOM+Care was built on the Promise of Twice 1/2 Ten® - twice the health, half the cost, ten times the delight. ZOOM+Care has been selected as one of Oregon's most admired healthcare companies for the past four years.
ZOOM+Care has been responsible for many healthcare firsts. Zoom built the first online scheduler with same-day access to more than 1000 daily no-wait appoinents™ created the innovative neighborhood retail clinic format; invented the Perfect Visit® and Magic Minute™; built the first team-based care organization; helped pass landmark legislation allowing clinics to provide prescription medications and for video medical visits to be paid for by insurance companies; published transparent prices on its website; and offered convenient office hours 365 days a year, in some cases until midnight. For additional information about ZOOM+Care, please visit ZoomCare.com.