Houston, Texas, and San Mateo, Calif., - October 14, 2021 — Baylor College of Medicine and the global healthcare company MORE Health announced a unique collaboration that provides patients across the world access to the nationally and internationally recognized physicians at Baylor College of Medicine through MORE Health's Physician Collaboration Platform™.
Through its prestigious network of tertiary and quaternary academic medical centers and esteemed physician specialists, MORE Health delivers a sophisticated version of the medical second opinion for its patients, called a collaborative diagnosis (or Co-Diagnosis®). The company provides this Co-Diagnosis® service through its full-featured, intuitive, GDPR- and HIPAA-compliant online platform. Together with the patient's treating physicians in their home state or country, MORE Health's physician specialists team up to deliver a diagnosis and treatment plan efficiently and effectively for the patient. Providing the patient with an expert remote second opinion saves them time and often puts their worries at ease.
“It is truly an honor to add Baylor College of Medicine physicians to our prestigious network of specialists,” said Ted Bukowski, EVP, and Chief Revenue Officer at MORE Health. “Baylor is affiliated with nine highly regarded institutions, including Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, and MD Anderson Cancer Center. In addition, Baylor College of Medicine has a diversity of resources unparalleled at other academic health centers."
“Our faculty physicians are committed to providing quality patient care, and we look forward to the opportunity to lend our medical expertise through the new collaboration with MORE Health,” said Dr. James T. McDeavitt, Executive Vice President and Dean of Clinical Affairs.
Baylor College of Medicine boasts world-class physicians, multidisciplinary offerings, and a legacy of expertise. Its researchers and physicians also spearhead genetics research and solve complex medical cases, making Baylor one of the world’s foremost practitioners of precision medicine.
Since 2013, MORE Health has helped thousands of patients around the world access care in the United States. Through this collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine, MORE Health patients can access even more of the world's most preeminent doctors and specialists.
About Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine in Houston is a health sciences university and known for excellence in education, research and patient care. It is the only private medical school in the greater southwest and is ranked 22nd among medical schools for research and 17th for primary care by U.S. News & World Report. Baylor is listed 20th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding and No. 1 in Texas. The Baylor pediatrics program ranked 7th among all pediatric programs, and is ranked in the Top 25 in seven other specialties. Located in the Texas Medical Center, Baylor has affiliations with seven teaching hospitals and jointly owns and operates Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of CHI St. Luke’s Health. Baylor Medicine is the primary multidisciplinary clinical practice of Baylor College of Medicine, which includes all clinical and administrative activities based in Baylor ambulatory care locations and activities supporting Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. At Baylor Medicine, patients have access to world-class healthcare in more than 30 specialties and hundreds of clinical trials, all backed by the legacy of Baylor College of Medicine.
About MORE Health
MORE Health, a global digital health company, provides peace of mind and confidence to patients when they need it most—when facing a serious life-changing illness. Delivering second medical opinions virtually, MORE Health delivers a diagnosis and recommended treatment plan from the world's best medical minds. This collaborative approach to diagnosis puts the patient at the center of the process—empowering them to make informed decisions regarding their healthcare. Offering all the benefits of a second opinion, the service ensures that the attending doctor and the expert physician specialist are aligned through their proprietary, GDPR- and HIPAA-compliant Physician Collaboration Platform™, thus minimizing errors while also resolving potential conflicts regarding the diagnosis and treatment plan developed. Since 2013, MORE Health has helped patients on six continents and continues its mission to provide clients and their members access to the best medical minds in the world—when they need it most. For more information, please Contact Us.