4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Doctorlink, the UK’s leading online health and symptom assessment platform for the NHS, has appointed Rupert Spiegelberg as its new Chief Executive Officer. The company already has a growing business in the US with clients such as Kaiser Permanente and WebMD and has a public private tele-health pilot launching in Europe in early-2020. Doctorlink was founded in 2017 by Eight Roads, a global investment company backed by Fidelity with a 50-year history of leading and growing international tech companies. ” We now want to bring that transformation to patients and providers across the world.” Doctorlink’s Symptom Assessment, developed over 18 years by a team of expert clinicians, is the only product of its kind to be classified as a Class 1 Medical Equipment device by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
Rupert is a technology industry veteran who was most recently CEO of the Munich -based AI-powered digital identity company IDNow, tripling its size over two years and expanding its footprint beyond Germany to multiple European countries. Prior to that, Spiegelberg was CEO of Investis Inc in New York , a global SaaS communications platform that helped Fortune 500 and other listed companies meet their online regulatory disclosure requirements. Rupert succeeds former Doctorlink CEO and founder, Andrew Gardner , who will remain as a special advisor to the Board. About Doctorlink Doctorlink is the UK’s leading health and symptom assessment platform, providing 24/7 access to healthcare for over 10 million NHS patients.
Through its clinical decision algorithm, Doctorlink is transforming the industry, enabling payers and providers to save cost, improve efficiencies, and increase the accessibility of healthcare. It provides fully customisable and scalable SaaS products for the world’s largest healthcare organisations including AXA, BUPA, Kaiser Permanente and Web MD, and has provided 60 million health assessments to date. Doctorlink is proud to be the leading provider of online Symptom Assessment to the NHS, covering 1,350 GP practices and available to 10 million patients in England . Doctorlink has recently been selected for the GP IT Futures Framework.
Doctorlink’s algorithms are medico-legal compliant and indemnified with rigorous clinical governance and licensed independent peer review.
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