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The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Announces Partnership with ZocDoc
Date:12/10/2009

NEW YORK, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, located at 14th Street and Second Avenue in Manhattan and one of the nation's leading providers of ophthalmology, otolaryngology and plastic surgery services, today announced its partnership with ZocDoc, the service to find and book doctor appointments online. This partnership with ZocDoc illustrates NYEE's commitment to providing cutting-edge service and convenience to the public.

In collaboration with ZocDoc, NYEE will now offer patients useful insurance and scheduling information about the quality medical professionals for which it is renowned. An enhanced online physician directory will enable visitors to the NYEE website to search by insurance and locate appropriate specialists and sub-specialists, while positioning NYEE to receive more of the referrals and cases it is uniquely qualified to handle.

"Recognizing the value and importance of the internet as a vehicle to inform the public and the medical profession, we are pleased to have added fresh design and improved functionality to our website, www.nyee.edu," said Allan Fine, vice president for strategy and business development. "More than 100,000 visitors a year search our site for physician information, and our site can offer them the most current and convenient data available 24/7."

The new partnership also empowers patients to make better informed decisions about where to obtain care, and when. Another feature of the NYEE physician directory allows patients to book appointments directly online with doctors who choose to make their schedules available online.

"We are very proud to be serving the people of New York City with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary," said Cyrus Massoumi, CEO and co-founder of ZocDoc. "Both ZocDoc and NYEE are dedicated to improving healthcare for patients, and we look forward to helping more people find doctors and make appointments in a faster, easier way."

About New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, founded in 1820, has the distinction of being the first specialty hospital in the nation and today is one of the busiest. Its major departments are Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, performing more than 25,000 surgical procedures and 225,000 outpatient visits a year. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary is a member of Continuum Health Partners and an affiliated teaching hospital of New York Medical College. NYEE is regularly ranked among the "Best Hospitals in America" by US News & World Report, and is designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence.

About ZocDoc

ZocDoc was created to make healthcare simple. For patients, ZocDoc is a personal Web service that helps them find and book doctor and dentist appointments instantly, 24/7. For doctors, ZocDoc is an innovative channel to help them easily reach prospective patients and maximize the efficiency of their practices by filling open appointments. ZocDoc is a New York City based startup founded in April 2007 by serial entrepreneurs Cyrus Massoumi and Oliver Kharraz, M.D., who combine to bring nine years of healthcare technology experience from McKinsey. ZocDoc was launched as one of the 40 hottest global startups at TechCrunch40, and is the winner of the Forbes 2008 Boost Your Business competition. For more information, visit ZocDoc.com.

SOURCE The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary


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