Patient Engagement/Monitoring

BICMD named to NYC Digital Health 100 & Achieves URAC Accreditation

Best In Class MD (BICMD) announced that New York City Health Business Leaders (NYCHBL), the organization that serves as the gateway to New York’s healthcare ecosystem, has recognized the company on its NYC Digital Health 100, showcasing the most exciting and innovative health start-ups in New York. Companies were judged on several factors, including but not limited to strength of leadership, number of employees, funding, revenue, market fit, differentiated offerings, approach to diversity and equity, community engagement and the impact and innovation of care delivery.

Benedict Nwachukwu, MD MBA, co-founder and co-CEO of BICMD, and Attending Sports Medicine Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, was highlighted in the “Winner’s Circle” of the Innovation Report: an in-depth look at the data, trends and insights that define the healthcare industry. In 2021, 182 companies raised an historic high of $9.0B, a 150% increase from 2020 ($3.6B). 87% of the investments went to start-ups in areas including virtual care, patient engagement and mental health. To review the report, visit

BICMD is also proud to announce that it has earned full URAC accreditation for Telehealth. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality by setting high standards for clinical practice, consumer protections, performance measurement, operations infrastructure, and risk management. BICMD underwent an extremely thorough and rigorous evaluation to meet the standards established by URAC. By achieving this accreditation, BICMD demonstrates commitment to quality care, enhanced processes, patient safety and improved outcomes.

“BICMD operates on the forefront of care delivery,” said URAC President and CEO Shawn Griffin, MD. “Leveraging technology to advance care promotes clinical best practices, consumer protections and continuity among patients and providers. As telehealth becomes more widespread, BICMD distinguishes itself as an organization committed to improving the health and well-being of those it serves.”

BICMD is an integrated telehealth platform built to provide consumers and enterprises with immediate and direct access to a national network of leading medical doctors for personalized expert medical opinions. By increasing access to the country’s top providers, BICMD is on a mission to solve the well-defined challenge of obtaining medical certainty. To learn more, visit

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