Sean Mehra

Sean Mehra

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HealthTap, Sean Mehra (@seanmehra) has been on the front lines of technology innovation in healthcare for more than 10 years. HealthTap’s mission is to place an affordable, quality personal care doctor at every American’s fingertips — orchestrating care for every part of their lives.

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Employee Benefits

Listen to the Voices of Job Seekers

The search for better benefits drives people to leave and change jobs
Employee Benefits

Does Your Virtual Healthcare Benefit Measure Up?

Does Your Virtual Healthcare Benefit Measure Up? When evaluating virtual healthcare solutions for your workforce, look for these red flags.
Employee Benefits

Healthcare for Part-Time Workers: How to Vet Your Options

Consider more than cost when evaluating virtual healthcare solutions for part-time workers.
Virtual Care

Choose Your Own Doctor, Book Appointments with HealthTap Primary Care

Choose your own doctor, book appointments with HealthTap Primary Care
Virtual Care

Recap: Sean Mehra’s CAHR 2020 Conference Presentation

Our own Sean Mehra recently presented: "The Perfect Storm: How COVID-19, the Gig Economy, and Consumer Empowerment are Finally Changing Healthcare," at the CAHR 2020 conference. Here's the recap.
Health Technology

10 Questions to Ask a Telemedicine Provider

We get it — there are a lot of telemedicine solutions out there. But if you’re looking for the right solution for you, we're here to help you do your homework!
Virtual Care

A Decade of Healthtech: Symptom Surfing to Life-Saving Virtual Care

On our tenth anniversary, I reflect back on why HealthTap was founded and what we’ve learned over the last decade, providing high-quality, affordable healthcare for everyone.
Virtual Care

COVID-19 and the Opportunity to Improve Health Equity

Here’s something you may not have thought about with regard to COVID-19: health equity.
Virtual Care

HealthTap’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing our healthcare system beyond its limits and highlighting the need for virtual primary care platforms like HealthTap. Learn more about what we're doing to help.

Other authors

All blog articles are reviewed by HealthTap Medical Editorial Board for medical accuracy.

Dr. Geoffrey W. Rutledge

Chief Medical Officer and Co-founder
Geoffrey W. Rutledge MD, PhD, FACMI, Chief Medical Officer and co-founder at HealthTap, is a double-board certified physician who practiced and taught medicine for more than 25 years. He earned a PhD in medical computer science from Stanford, was an NIH-funded researcher, and served on faculty at Harvard, Stanford, and UCSD medical schools. Before HealthTap, he created the first consumer health website and PHR at Healtheon/WebMD. Learn more about HealthTap's Medical Editorial Board at

Dr. Robert Kwok

Director of Health Informatics
Robert Kwok, MD, Director of Health Informatics at HealthTap, is a board-certified physician who practiced medicine for 28 years. Before coming to San Jose, he trained at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. In his office practice, he provided primary care for children from newborns to high school students. Dr. Kwok liked and initially joined HealthTap because its public forum let him deliver accurate medical information to people both in his local community and also across the globe. He was for many years a consultant at HealthTap for the Medical Operations team and joined HealthTap full-time after retiring from office practice. Dr. Kwok is the Director of Health Informatics and oversees the quality of the consultations in HealthTap's virtual clinics, plus the quality and suitability of the questions and answers on the public forum. Learn more about HealthTap's Medical Editorial Board at

HealthTap Editors

HealthTap articles are reviewed by M.D.s, Ph.Ds, N.P.s, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals. Visit to learn more and meet some of the medical editorial board members behind our blog. The information does not constitute and should not be relied on for professional medical advice. Always talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of any treatment. HealthTap is a virtual-first, affordable urgent- and primary-care clinic, providing top-quality physician care nationwide to Americans with or without insurance. Our proprietary, easy-to-use, and innovative apps and electronic medical record apply Silicon Valley standards to effectively engage consumers and doctors online to increase the equity, accessibility, and efficiency of ongoing medical care for consumers, providers, employers, and payers. In addition, with HealthTap, businesses can offer virtual primary care to employees for less than the cost of free coffee. HealthTap's US-based board-certified physicians are available throughout North America. For more information, visit

Angela Dilaura, NP

Clinical Informatics and Quality Manager
Angela DiLaura is a board-certified nurse practitioner with experience providing obstetric-gynecologic services in diverse settings in the San Francisco Bay Area. She completed her nurse practitioner degree and clinical training at Columbia University in New York. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she had a career in clinical research, including publishing original research. As HealthTap's Clinical Informatics and Quality Manager, she supervises the quality of care delivered in the HealthTap Medical Group. Learn more about HealthTap's Medical Editorial Board at

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