More than half of the world population still lack access to essential healthcare services, which put them at greater risks for chronic diseases. This is true of African Americans, Latinos and others. In addition, the healthcare industry is characterized by a reactive approach to healthcare, with approximately 75% of healthcare spending on healthcare related to reactive healthcare ( Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
On June 2019, ED GLOBAL TELEHEALTH was born in Illinois as a limited liability company, with a vision to produce innovative and affordable solutions to health and wellness access for the underserved urban and rural population. They also offer healthcare solutions for minority groups, Africa and emerging markets as well as other area. Our products and telehealth approach will help reduce hospital readmission and improve patients outcomes.
To become the panacea for people who lack access to 21st century healthcare information in both developed and sub-Saharan Africa markets. We will become a leading player in the telehealth industry.
My name is Giscard Roland Minlend, and I grew up in an environment where people died from preventative ailments either because they didn’t know what to do or they lacked affordable access to a hospital or a clinic. I used to live with my parents a few miles away from the main city and almost every week someone in our neighborhood died from malaria or a chronic disease. The thought of losing people I loved and that we could not help them haunted me for years. So when I was given the chance by God to come to America and study as an immigrant, I jumped at it!
As a solution-driven company based in Illinois, and that used state and non-profit loans for funding, our heartbeat is to simplify and leverage technology to make healthcare access convenient, affordable and efficient everywhere. Find more details on loans for Illinois Black owned small businesses.
I wanted to give a new meaning to my life and create something that will make a difference and add value to people’s lives. For me, he only to do it was through technology and healthcare, and so I started ED GLOBAL TELEHEALTH LLC. We want to save lives by making healthcare and wellness more accessible in underserved rural and urban communities.