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Teladoc Names New Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS, Dec. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teladoc, the nation's first and largest telehealth provider, today announced the appointment of Mark Hirschhorn as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Hirschhorn brings more than 20 years of experience as a financial executive to the company, most recently serving as CFO of RCS and Media Monitors, an international software technology company that serves the media and entertainment markets.

"I am pleased to welcome Mark as CFO," said Jason Gorevic, CEO of Teladoc. "With Mark's experience in financial management, he will be a very valuable member of the executive management team as we execute our corporate strategy in the coming year. Having worked with numerous entrepreneurial ventures in a variety of different market segments, his knowledge will help to ensure we continue to expand our business aggressively and intelligently as the leading telehealth provider."

Hirschhorn has worked with multinational corporations and startups through periods of rapid growth, restructuring and ownership transition. Prior to his time with Media Monitors, Hirschhorn served as the first CFO of BT Radianz, the world's largest global financial extranet focused solely on the financial services industry, where he led the restructuring and rebuilding of the company's finance department and directed all aspects of the company's 20 domestic and foreign subsidiaries.

Hirschhorn's experience also includes financial leadership roles at RSL Communications, Deltathree Communications and Deloitte LLP. Additionally, he is a CPA and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

About Teladoc

Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation's first and largest provider of telehealth services. With more than 4 million members nationwide and an average response time of 22 minutes, Teladoc enhances access to affordable, high-quality medical care for adults and children via videoconferencing or telephone consultations. The U.S.-based, board-certified physicians meet or exceed National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards and delivers a 97 percent patient satisfaction rate. Teladoc partners with payers, corporations, organizations and patients that seek accessible and affordable high-quality medical care. Additionally, through its TeladocConnect service, physicians are able to offer the convenience of Teladoc and provide their patients with a high level of care around the clock. For more information, please visit www.Teladoc.com or www.TeladocConnect.com.

CONTACT: Molly Todd Rudy, HCK2 for Teladoc 972-499-6618 molly.rudy@hck2.comSource:Teladoc, Inc.