MDLIVE to Provide Online Medical Consultations at No Cost for Patients Affected by Hurricane Michael

Medical and Health Professionals Available 24/7 to Families and Individuals Impacted by Storm through MDLIVEcares National Crisis Relief Program

Sunrise, Florida, UNITED STATES

Sunrise, Fla., Oct. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MDLIVE Inc., which is focused on delivering high-quality, convenient, cost effective virtual medical, dermatological, and behavioral healthcare, today announced it is providing free online health visits to individuals and families affected by Hurricane Michael through the MDLIVEcares program. This offering is available from Oct. 10 through Oct. 24 and reflects the company’s commitment to ensuring people nationwide have uninterrupted access to medical and health professionals, especially during times of crisis.  

Residents along the Gulf Coast experiencing the destructive impact of Hurricane Michael can call a dedicated MDLIVE hotline at 888-959-9516 and provide the code MICHAEL18 to schedule their initial consultations. Consultations after that call will be conducted via telephone or video, enabling individuals to select the platform most convenient for their individual case. This virtual health offering is available via MDLIVE’s online medical network for the diagnosis and treatment of common health problems, as well as non-emergency dermatological ailments and behavioral issues.

“As Hurricane Michael sets its course on the Gulf Coast, we at MDLIVE see the immediate need to provide those affected by the hurricane with reliable, high-quality online healthcare services,” said Rich Berner, Chief Executive Officer of MDLIVE. “The MDLIVE team stands strong with our local Florida community as we prepare for potentially destructive impact brought on by Hurricane Michael. We proudly offer MDLIVE’s services free through the MDLIVEcares program, affirming our commitment to providing people in need with instant access to our convenient, cost-effective and first-rate online healthcare services during times of disaster.”


MDLIVE was founded on the principle that healthcare should be simple, fast and uncomplicated. Since 2009, the company has remained steadfast in its mission to deliver high-quality, convenient and cost-efficient care to patients and organizations across the United States. Through MDLIVE’s comprehensive telehealth platform, millions of people are empowered with 24/7/365 access to the company’s network of board-certified internists, family practitioners, pediatricians, emergency room specialists, dermatologists, psychiatrists, and counselors. The company constantly looks to break scientific and industry barriers by pairing cutting-edge technologies, automation philosophies and evidence-based content with a vision to improve both efficiency and quality. At the same time, Sophie, MDLIVE’s personal health assistant, aims to improve the consumer experience via a multi-channel approach that can evolve quickly as new technologies become available. MDLIVE’s HIPAA- and PHI-compliant, cloud-based platform gives registered users access to virtual consultations through secure online video, phone or the MDLIVE app.

To learn more about how MDLIVE is using telehealth innovations to improve the delivery of healthcare, visit, download our mobile app or text “Sophie” to MDLIVE (635483) to register. 

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