SUNRISE, Florida, May 20, 2016 — MDLIVE, the nation’s leader in the rapidly growing virtual health market, today announced that Larry Gleit has been named general manager for MDLIVE/Behavioral Health and Breakthrough, an MDLIVE company, effective immediately.
“Larry Gleit has the experience and expertise to lead our teletherapy business forward as we expand our capabilities and offerings in this area.” said Randy Parker, founder and chief executive officer of MDLIVE. “Available through health plans, employer groups, health systems, or directly to consumers, MDLIVE is changing the way healthcare, including behavioral health, is delivered.”
Gleit has more than 25 years of broad health care experience and extensive behavioral health experience, which includes providing direct care as a licensed clinical social worker and the management of national behavioral health provider networks. As general manager, Gleit will lead the behavioral health business unit overseeing corporate business and revenue growth, clinical and technical product design, execution, and national operations. Gleit will report to President and Chief Operating Officer, Tom Barone.
“Demand is growing rapidly for teletherapy and MDLIVE is well-positioned to capitalize on this exciting market opportunity,” said Larry Gleit. “Our industry-leading, secure video platform makes teletherapy care faster and easier to access, saving everyone time and money.”
MDLIVE provides convenient anytime, anywhere access to board-certified primary-care doctors and pediatricians via secure video, mobile app or phone. The company also provides treatment for behavioral health concerns through Breakthrough (direct to consumer) and MDLIVE/Behavioral Health (employers, health plans, health systems).
After registering, individuals can select a state-licensed therapist from a marketplace of screened providers and schedule an appointment for a video consultation to treat a variety of non-emergency behavioral health concerns including:
- Bipolar disorders
- Child and adolescent issues
- Eating disorders
- Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender issues
- Grief and loss
- Life changes
- Men’s issues
- Panic disorders
- Parenting issues
- Postpartum depression
- Relationship and marriage issues
- Trauma and PTSD
- Women’s issues
- And more
Founded in 2009, MDLIVE is a visionary and pioneer in the digital delivery of high-quality, convenient, cost-efficient care. The company provides consumers, health plans, health systems and self-insured employers with 24/7/365 access to board-certified doctors and pediatricians via secure online video, phone or the MDLIVE App. Instead of the inconvenience and expense of ER or urgent care visits for non-emergency issues, registered users can receive a virtual consultation through the company’s HIPAA and PHI-compliant secure, cloud-based platform from home or on the go, and if necessary, obtain an e-prescription. Through Breakthrough, the company’s behavioral health service, MDLIVE enables consumers to schedule video appointments with licensed therapists. To learn more about how MDLIVE is using telehealth innovations to improve the delivery of healthcare, visit www.MDLIVE.com.