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Consult A Doctor, Inc. Names Retail Clinic Pioneer, Douglas Smith, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer
Date:4/13/2010

$200 million in 2005. Today, Minute Clinic operates over 500 clinics in 25 states.

“I joined Consult A Doctor because it was apparent that there was a great synergy between the utilization of evidence-based medical care, technology and patient knowledge allowing more of the care that can be delivered by telephone and online. Consult A Doctor’s platform allows more complete medical offerings than the others that I have looked at,” Dr. Smith said.

“I believe that consumers have become educated regarding the availability of alternative methods of accessing lower cost, high quality care and Consult A Doctor is well positioned to address many current and future problems facing the American health system, bringing disruptive change in the way medical care gets accessed and delivered.” said Dr. Smith.
About Consult A Doctor, Inc.

Consult A Doctor partners with health insurance companies, self-insured groups, third-party administrators, brokers and others to offer convenient 24/7 access to doctor consultations by phone and online to their members and customers. Its proprietary nationwide network of U.S.-based physicians provides specific answers to medical questions and advice regarding non-emergency, routine medical conditions. All Consult A Doctor physicians are carefully screened, credentialed and have malpractice insurance coverage. They discuss symptoms, recommend treatment options, diagnose many minor conditions, and can prescribe medication when appropriate. Consult A Doctor’s telemedicine service reduces healthcare cost for all payers by providing members with convenient efficient access to medically equivalent care in a lower-cost setting, and considerably reduce unnecessary doctor, ER and urgent care visits.

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