Grand Rounds, Doctor On Demand Merge
March 16, 2021
Rounds and Doctor On Demand, a virtual care provider are mergering. The new
integrated virtual care company will be the first of its kind. These two premier
platforms will offer a patient and provider experience unmatched elsewhere,
providing a full suite of digital and interactive solutions to help people
address the $300 billion problem of uncoordinated care in the U.S.
Terms of the transaction were not
The new company will combine Grand Rounds’ data-driven clinical navigation
platform and patient advocacy tools with Doctor On Demand’s preeminent virtual
care offering to provide an unparalleled member experience. It will accelerate
the adoption of virtual care in key areas including primary care, specialty
care, chronic condition management, and behavioral health. Owen Tripp, CEO of
Grand Rounds, will serve as the CEO of the expanded business. Both companies
will continue to operate under their existing brands for the time being.
one has done this before, combining navigation and virtual care delivery. We
think it’s the future,” said Owen Tripp, co-founder and CEO of Grand Rounds.
“People make unguided healthcare decisions every day, often with higher costs
and worse outcomes. Now, with Doctor On Demand, we’ll offer them coordinated
support on all fronts—physical, behavioral, financial, administrative—and we’ll
do it for everything from acute issues to life-long health. This is truly
complete care, and it’s what we all need.”
“We’re building a next-generation virtual care company with a nationwide
practice of diverse, dedicated providers and a multidisciplinary care team,”
said Hill Ferguson, CEO of Doctor On Demand. “By fully integrating medical and
behavioral healthcare with clinical navigation, we’re impacting healthcare where
it actually happens—between a patient and their provider—and ensuring that
experience is seamless, personalized, and can follow the patient wherever they
The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing
conditions and is expected to close in the first half of 2021.