According to Alan Roga, M.D. and Teladoc senior vice president and general manager of the provider market, the relationship with East Jefferson General Hospital represents an important new access point for its industry-leading services and a new way in which patients can access care when they need it most."We applaud East Jefferson General Hospital's forward-thinking strategy to offer telehealth services in southeast Louisiana and are excited to be working together to bring this program to life," said Dr. Roga. "Together, we will help East Jefferson provide the community with access to quality, trusted medical care, for whom many do not have a primary care physician or telehealth benefits are outside traditional health plans. Teladoc's telehealth offering and experienced network of physicians will provide more Louisianans direct access to affordable, innovative and much needed health care services." About Teladoc Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) is the nation's first and largest telehealth platform, delivering on-demand health care anytime, from almost anywhere via mobile devices, the Internet, secure video and phone. Teladoc provides consumers with access to its network of more than 2,900 board-certified, state-licensed physicians and behavioral health professionals who provide care for a wide range of non-emergency conditions. With a median response time of less than 10 minutes, Teladoc physicians performed more than 575,000 telehealth visits in 2015. Teladoc and its physicians consistently earn a 95 percent member satisfaction rating or better, and Teladoc is the first telehealth provider to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for its physician credentialing process. Recognized in June 2015 by MIT Technology Review as one of the "50 Smartest Companies," Teladoc works with health plans, employers, organizations and individuals to provide access to affordable, high-quality health care on-demand. Teladoc is transforming the access, cost and quality dynamics of health care delivery. For more information, please visit teladoc.com, twitter.com/teladoc, facebook.com/teladoc or linkedin.com/teladoc. About East Jefferson General Hospital East Jefferson General Hospital is a publicly-owned, not-for-profit community hospital with over 500 independent physicians on staff. This service district hospital, formed in 1965 and opened in 1971, receives no tax support from Jefferson Parish. The 420-bed hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and is Louisiana's first Nurse Magnet hospital. For more information on East Jefferson General Hospital, visit online at www.ejgh.org.