Best Doctors wins best added value service provider at the Cover Excellence Awards 2017

Cover Excellence Awards Winner 2017

Best Doctors, a division of Teladoc, has been awarded ‘Best Added Value Service’ at the prestigious COVER Excellence Awards, one of the UK’s leading publications covering life, health and protection insurance.

This is a new category which has been included this year, acknowledging the growing importance of ‘add on’ services. The annual awards ceremony, held in London, seeks to recognise and reward firms and intermediaries who have been continuing to innovate and serve customers to the highest standards. The awards review intermediaries and service providers across 23 different categories and are rigorously judged by a panel of leading experts from the protection and PMI industry. Dominic Howard, Director Europe for Best Doctors said: “We are thrilled to win such a wonderful accolade for our business. In a highly competitive market this award recognises Read more

Best Doctors Corrected Ashifa’s Cancer Misdiagnosis

Ashifa, Best Doctors discovers cancer misdiagnosis

Getting a cancer diagnosis can be one the scariest moments in your life—whether it’s you, a family member or a friend who hears those words. Intense cancer treatments can have detrimental side effects, such as hair loss, infections, nausea and vomiting, kidney problems, fertility issues and so much more, but they’re worth it to beat cancer.

But what happens when that cancer is misdiagnosed? “Often it takes a fair amount of experience, as well as technology, to make the precise diagnosis,” said Dr. Leonard Zwelling of the MD Anderson Cancer Center in an interview. Researchers at Johns Hopkins found that up to 1 in 5 cancer cases are misdiagnosed or misclassified, which is why getting a second opinion on the original pathology by an expert is crucial with every cancer diagnosis. Ashifa, a Best Doctors member, was diagnosed with metastatic squamous head and neck cancer, a very aggressive type of cancer, after her doctors found and removed a small lump Read more