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eVisit Named Finalist in Spring Arizona Innovation Challenge

Posted by Teresa Iafolla, Jun 23, 2015

Telemedicine startup is one of 10 finalists selected for possible $250k grant

eVisit, a fast-growing telemedicine startup, has been named one of only 10 finalists in the Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge. The company was chosen by a panel of expert judges from 138 innovative, early-stage businesses across Arizona and several other states. Finalists were selected on the strength of their technology, marketing strategy, team, management, and potential economic impact.

Run by the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), the Arizona Innovation Challenge is a bi-annual competition that gives up to $3 million per year to promising, young companies in the tech field. This year’s applicants represented a range of high-value tech industries, from aerospace to Healthcare technology software. Winners of the challenge will receive up to $250,000 to grow their companies.

“We were thrilled when we heard we made the initial cut to the semifinalists,” says eVisit CEO, Bret Larsen. “Now we’re one step closer, and honored to be considered among Arizona’s best tech startups.”

eVisit continues to grow into a strong disruptor within the telemedicine space. In less than a year, the company has gone from concept to revenue, and created a strong team of thirteen employees, managed by seasoned leaders in the tech, healthcare, and business fields. Unlike competitor solutions, eVisit’s telehealth platform is built specifically for physicians, allowing them to treat their existing patients remotely via 2-way, high-resolution, secure video chat.

ACA will announce the winners of the Innovation Challenge at the end of this month.

About eVisit

eVisit is an innovative telehealth software company with the mission of fundamentally simplifying healthcare. The eVisit telemedicine platform allows healthcare providers to connect and treat their patients remotely, through high-res, secure, two-way video chat. Now accessible online and via mobile app.

As a physician-first company, our software is designed by physicians, for physicians. Our telemedicine platform is intuitive, requires minimal training, and is the only solution that facilitates telemedicine reimbursement for providers from third party payers. With eVisit, physicians optimize patient flow and boost practice revenue, and patients receive high-quality care while at work, home, or on the road, from the doctor that knows them best.

Questions? Email tiafolla at evisit.com

Topics: Arizona, Arizona Commerce Authority, Arizona Innovation Challenge, evisit, Newsroom, startups

Teresa Iafolla

About Teresa Iafolla

Teresa Iafolla is an expert writer, researcher, and content wrangler who has previously worked as director of content marketing for a telehealth company and associate editor for a healthcare publishing company.

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