5 telehealth vendors helping Hurricane Harvey victims

A range of telehealth vendors opted to offer free remote services to victims of Hurricane Harvey, a storm that battered the Texas coast last month.

Here's how five vendors intervened in the wake of the natural disaster.

1. Boston-based American Well waived visit fees for individuals in Texas and Louisiana affected by Hurricane Harvey through at least Sept. 15.

2. San Francisco-based Doctor On Demand extended its medical services to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana at no cost through Sept. 8.

3. Miami-based EpicMD engaged its partner charities to connect victims in Houston with its remote medical care services at no cost.

4. Sunrise, Fla.-based MDLive offered individuals in cities along the Gulf Coast in Texas and Louisiana access to one free nonemergency medical visit between Aug. 25 and Sept. 8.

5. Purchase, N.Y.-based Teladoc provided free remote visits to individuals in Hurricane Harvey evacuation areas, including displaced residents who were not members of Teladoc.

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