Ninety percent of fourth-year med students are now members
SAN FRANCISCO [February 22, 2017] - Doximity, the leading social network for physicians and advanced practice clinicians, today announced that its membership has surpassed 800,000 medical professionals in the United States. In less than six years, approximately 70 percent of all doctors in the US have joined Doximity to connect, collaborate, and collectively provide better care for their patients.
Doximity is the largest social network of U.S. doctors, adding over 350,000 members in 2015 and 2016, more than the combined membership of some of the largest medical associations in the country.
With Doximity’s HIPAA-secure platform, clinicians can use their smartphone or computer to collaborate with other healthcare professionals to discuss patient treatment, identify and connect with specialists for patient referrals, and manage their careers.
Of its 800,000 members:
“By carefully listening to the real needs of medical professionals, we’ve built the number one online network for clinicians in the country. We have become an essential tool to help doctors be more efficient and manage their careers, all while giving them more time to focus on their patients and their families,” said Jeff Tangney, CEO of Doximity. “And with nine out of every ten fourth-year medical students in the United States on Doximity, we couldn’t be more excited about our growth prospects moving forward.”
Since its launch in 2011, Doximity has consistently been one of the fastest growing companies in digital healthcare. The platform is seeing member engagement exceeding that of general professional networks – no small feat given doctors’ time pressures.
Doximity has focused on creating features to serve the unique needs of clinicians on the front lines of the healthcare system. After completing a security verification on the network, physicians have access to:
To date, the company has raised a total of $81.8 million in funding, with its most recent round in April 2014. Doximity’s partners include some of the most-respected leaders in healthcare; 14 of the 20 largest hospitals, such as Johns Hopkins Medicine, Mount Sinai Health System, and Northwestern Medicine; and U.S. News & World Report.
Doximity Media Contact:Jim Rivas
Founded in 2011, Doximity connects physicians and advanced practice clinicians to make them more successful and productive. Doximity is the largest secure medical network with over 70 percent of all U.S. physicians as members, enabling collaboration across specialties and every major medical center. Doximity is based in San Francisco and was created by the founders of Epocrates and Rock Health. To learn more, visit www.doximity.com