Announcing the appointment of Telstra’s Group Managing Director, Media and Marketing, Mark Buckman to the HealthEngine board, Chairman Pat O’Sullivan said the company is looking to double its membership of 3,000 practitioners at over 1,000 health practices across Australia in the next year.
Buckman joins existing board members O’Sullivan (also carsales.com.au non-executive director), Nick Chan, Group COO of Seven West Media and Matthew Koertge, Managing Director of Telstra Ventures Australia.
CEO and Medical Director, Dr Marcus Tan says the group will embark on another capital raising in the “near future” to fund and accelerate its growth plans.
Dr Tan says more than 600,000 Australians are already visiting the HealthEngine website every month to find and book over 500,000 available appointments from health practitioners around the country.
“HealthEngine understands the importance of trust and professionalism in the delivery of healthcare. As the market leader in the provision of online health services, we are best positioned to provide the most reliable platform in Australia for both patients and practices.”