SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2020 —Twilio (NYSE:TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that Twilio Programmable Video is powering Doximity Dialer Video which provides a simple, secure and reliable telemedicine tool that enables physicians to video call patients directly from a doctor’s smartphone. Over 100,000 U.S. physicians are already using the Doximity app for telemedicine visits regularly, making Dialer Video one of the most-used telemedicine technologies among U.S. physicians.
“Doximity Dialer Video is enabling doctors to connect with patients during a time when it may be challenging for them to go to their doctor due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Susan Collins, global head of healthcare services at Twilio. “Twilio Programmable Video enabled Doximity to add a new, secure and reliable solution in a matter of weeks that scales in a moments notice. As the world begins to reopen and build for the new normal, Twilio is proud to help customers like Doximity deliver the future of healthcare.”
“In Twilio, we chose the right partner years ago. Together, we’re proud to serve the frontlines of this pandemic with apps that meet the privacy and accessibility needs of healthcare,” said Jeff Tangney, co-founder and CEO of Doximity.
While not a material portion of Twilio's business, Twilio Video has experienced a 540% year-over-year increase in weekly minutes compared to this time last year. Similarly, since February, usage of Twilio's platform across its healthcare customers is up more than 100% and Twilio has seen a more than 100% increase in active healthcare customers using its Video product as demand for telehealth solutions continues to surge in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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