April 29, 2020
Easterseals UCP and RelyMD Partner to Increase Access to Mental Health Services, Virtually
DURHAM, N.C. – (April 29, 2020) – RelyMD, a digital health company that provides coordinated telemedicine, is pleased to announce a partnership with Easterseals UCP of North Carolina and Virginia. Easterseals UCP will leverage the RelyMD telehealth platform to extend its existing mental health services to patients virtually.
With RelyMD, Easterseals UCP providers and patients will connect through video using a privately labeled instance of the RelyMD platform tailored for Easterseals UCP’s specialized use case. Through the partnership, the organization will effectively streamline all virtual behavioral health services through a single, easy to use patient access portal.
According to CEO Luanne Welch, “Easterseals UCP provides meaningful and exceptional services so that children & adults living with disabilities and mental health challenges can live, learn, work and play in their communities.” Welch added, “In these unprecedented times, telehealth has helped us innovate and work together so that we are more resilient and engaging. This technology will enable Easterseals UCP to support even more of the most vulnerable in our communities.”
Easterseals UCP has been filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults living with disabilities in North Carolina and Virginia for 75+ years and helped over 20,000 individuals last year alone. With RelyMD, Easterseals UCP will better engage with their clients in a timely and efficient manner – anywhere throughout North Carolina and Virginia.
“According to HealthLeaders, 43.8 million Americans experience mental illness, with some 60 percent not receiving any mental health services,” said David Levin, CEO of RelyMD. “The true value of this service throughout North Carolina and Virginia will be immeasurable. Our entire team is incredibly excited to be partnering with Easterseals UCP on this new initiative and I look forward to its growth and evolution as we expand our platform to support specialty services.”
RelyMD is a growing digital health company that provides a coordinated telehealth solution to health systems, managed care organizations, and employers. Founded by a group of innovative emergency medicine physicians and healthcare entrepreneurs, we’re on a mission to foster healthier communities and workplaces by delivering reliable, trusted medical care – anytime and anywhere.that. To learn more about how RelyMD works, visit www.relymd.com.
Chelsea Raegen, RelyMD