March 26, 2013
, a free service for patients to find doctors and book appointments instantly online, together with Governor
, the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC), today announced the official opening of its office in
. Headquartered in
New York City
, ZocDoc, the patient's personal health ally, allows patients to search for nearby, in-network medical providers and instantly book appointments online. Patients can also securely fill out paperwork before their visit using ZocDoc Check-In, and ZocDoc will securely save the information for future visits with participating ZocDoc doctors. The
-area office is the company's second U.S. office and third office location worldwide. The company opened its new
-area office in order to rapidly grow its award-winning Customer Service and Sales teams.
"We are committed to providing first-rate customer service, and we're incredibly proud of our high service standards which include answering within eight seconds of a call," said ZocDoc founder & CEO
. "In turn, patients reward us with their loyalty and by telling others about our service, making ZocDoc one of the most highly-recommended companies in healthcare. By building a team of excellent service and sales professionals in the
region, we will continue to improve upon the service we provide to patients and doctors every day."
"ZocDoc's decision to expand its business to
is wonderful news – not only for our state economy, but for
jobseekers and the citizens who will rely on its premier services," said Governor
. "This move provides further validation of the pro-business environment, low taxes, lean regulations and quality workforce that consistently attract out-of-state companies to
. I will continue working with the Arizona Commerce Authority to secure first-rate companies, like ZocDoc, in our state."
"ZocDoc will be a wonderful addition to downtown
. They are a growing company that is pulling two of our most promising business sectors – medicine and technology – together in an innovative way. They have earned recognition as a great place to work, and I know that will be enhanced as their employees enjoy the quality of living in
Mayor W.J. "Jim" Lane.
"We want to thank ZocDoc for choosing
as the site of its second U.S. location. ZocDoc's expansion into
speaks volumes about our state's dynamic and talented workforce and ability to attract innovative, forward-thinking companies," said
, President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority.
region has a dynamic healthcare IT cluster that is growing exponentially, just like ZocDoc, whose innovative service is a welcome addition to our community," GPEC President and CEO
's young, university-educated workforce is a perfect fit for ZocDoc's needs and has the added bonus of an urban culture, with walkable restaurants, shops and entertainment venues."
ZocDoc plans to employ more than 650 area residents in the next three years, and to hire 66 people in the
region by the end of 2013. The company currently employs more than 400 people worldwide in its
New York City
office. Job-seekers should visit ZocDoc's
page to learn about opportunities at ZocDoc and apply for a position.
More than 2.5 million patients a month use ZocDoc's service, which is currently available in over 1,700 U.S. cities, making it available to over 40 percent of the U.S. population. ZocDoc also offers a Spanish-language version of its free service called ZocDoc en Espanol (
) that helps Hispanic patients effortlessly find Spanish-speaking doctors and book appointments with them.
To learn more about ZocDoc, please visit the ZocDoc
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More than 2.5 million patients each month use ZocDoc to find a nearby doctor or dentist and instantly book an appointment online. The company's most recent product, ZocDoc Check-In, allows patients to fill out their paperwork online in advance of their appointment. By revealing the 'hidden supply' of appointments, ZocDoc helps patients receive faster access to care and optimizes doctors' schedules. ZocDoc has raised
in investments to date and is currently available in more than 1,700 cities and covers 40 percent of the US population. This service is free for patients via
or the free ZocDoc apps for iPhone and Android. A Spanish-language version called ZocDoc en Espanol is also available (
Director of Communications, ZocDocPhone: (917) 553-8644Email:
Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing, Arizona Commerce AuthorityPhone: (602-845-1231)Email:
Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs, Greater Phoenix Economic CouncilPhone: (201) 431-4441Email:
Communications and Public Affairs Director,
City of Scottsdale
Phone: (480) 312-2336Email: