Leading online doctor site recognized for creating new opportunities in mobile technology
October 10, 2013 – NEW YORK - Vitals, a leader in providing online and mobile tools that enable healthcare consumers to make informed decisions about both the cost and quality of their medical care, announces today that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMobile Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMobile 100 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Vitals was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
Vitals and the OnMobile Top 100 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnMobile event on October 10th, 2013 at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA.
This exclusive event gathers the Global Silicon Valley’s brightest minds at the historic Fox Theatre in the heart of Silicon Valley for a lively exchange on the top trends and most lucrative entrepreneurial opportunities in mobile.
“The number of connected devices numbers in the billions, bringing the long-cherished vision of the Internet of Things into today’s reality. The synergistic relationship between mobile application deployment and cloud infrastructure is becoming the mainstay of the computing world—and opens up a new venue for innovation,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s OnMobile 100 winners represent the companies that are connecting devices, running vital consumer and enterprise applications, and propelling technology into the future. The Global Silicon Valley will continue to nurture the companies developing the products and services that bring users together wherever and whenever they are.”
The OnMobile 100 winners were selected from among hundreds of technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.
Vitals is a leader in providing online and mobile tools that give healthcare consumers instant access to information to allow them to make better decisions about their medical care. Vitals’ solutions help consumers select and connect with the right provider or facility, understand and compare costs, and review patient ratings and quality information. In today’s fast paced and highly connected mobile world, Vitals puts all the information together for consumers right at their fingertips to provide a complete retail shopping experience for healthcare.
A full list of all the OnMobile 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:
“More than 20 percent of our traffic currently comes from mobile – and it’s only growing,” said Mitch Rothschild, CEO of Vitals. “With the passage of the ACA, we will see an entire new demographic that is younger and more likely to access the web via their mobile devices. As a company, we understand that delivering highly relevant and targeted health apps will be a key part to our continued growth.”
Vitals aims to make better health possible. We build tools that enable people to make informed decisions about both the quality and cost of their medical care. Through health plans, hospitals, and our leading consumer websites, Vitals helps more than 150 million people each year access information for better, more affordable care.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn’s mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.