Thread Health Partners with Switchboard Health to Broaden Teen Healthcare Access

Thread Health is excited to announce its partnership with Switchboard Health as a Network Partner. This collaboration underscores the shared vision of both organizations to enhance the reach and efficacy of virtual healthcare solutions.

Thread Health is excited to leverage Switchboard Health's industry-leading expertise in delivering streamlined, high-value care. Through this partnership, Switchboard Health's extensive network will now have access to Thread Health's uniquely qualified adolescent-trained clinicians. This promises to benefit a larger demographic, including teens, early adults, and families, who will now have better access to specialized care tailored to their needs.

About Switchboard Health:

Switchboard Health helps payers, health systems, employers, and at-risk providers leverage virtual care solutions at scale. Its national specialty care network of vetted virtual specialty providers improves care access, lowers costs, and provides much-needed support to patients seeking timely specialty care. Switchboard is headquartered in Boise, Idaho, and led by digital health veteran Derek Baird. The company launched in 2022 with the backing of Route 66 Ventures. Learn more at

About Thread Health:
Thread Health is a virtual and data-driven clinic that gives adolescents the care they need and deserve.  Thread's platform is supported by its expert-led team of adolescent trained physicians, health educators, and care navigators. Thread Health is available seven days a week to connect teens, parents, and doctors in real time, wherever they are. Adolescents comprise 20% of our population and continue to be a growing area of spend for key healthcare stakeholders. Thread's tech-based, clinically supported approach for adolescents is necessary for managing illnesses, health risks, mental health, and continuity of care for the digitally native 10-25 age group. Thread Health's asynchronous platform has proven its cost-saving model. By focusing on overall teen health, billions of spending can be saved annually and partners can expect 4:1 cost savings with Thread on their unaddressed adolescent population.