Bronx, NY (August 13, 2015) – EssenMED House Calls, the largest privately held in-home medical care provider in New York State, announced today that it has been named to the 2015 Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Ranked as the fastest growing in-home primary care practice in the country, EssenMED House Calls is honored for bringing compassionate, patient-centered in-home medical care to nearly 4,000 homebound patients across all five of New York City’s boroughs and Westchester. Among companies in the healthcare industry in the state of New York, EssenMED House Calls is the 8th fastest growing company.
“It is an honor to be fastest growing in-home medical practice in the country. This achievement is a testament to the commitment of our entire staff including our doctors, nurse practitioners, scribes, administrative staff and the management team to provide the best medical in-home care available,” said Dr. Sumir Sahgal, Chief Medical Officer and Founder of EssenMED House Calls. “It is also an affirmation that our service is unquestionably needed. Homebound individuals – including the elderly, frail and disabled – remain an invisible and neglected segment of our population. At EssenMED House Calls, our goal is keep to these patients in their homes and in the best possible health.”
In January of 2011, EssenMED House Calls cared for just over 500 patients. By the end of 2014 the number of homebound patients under its care was north of 3,500. The majority of EssenMED House Calls patients suffer from multiple chronic illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and continue to remain one of the sickest, costliest and most medically underserved populations in healthcare.
To be included on the list, privately owned businesses have to meet several qualifications, including having revenues of at least $2 million in 2014 and growing at least 43% over the past three years. EssenMED House Calls far exceeded the requirements and reported $ 5 million in revenues for 2014 and growth of 405% since 2011.
For more information on EssenMED House Calls, visit www.essenmedhouscalls.org or call 718.294.6200.