Here's why the Doctor Care Anywhere (ASX:DOC) share price gained 57% in two months

The Doctor Care Anywhere share price roared 57% higher over the past 2 months. Here's a summary of recent announcements driving performance.

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The Doctor Care Anywhere Ltd (ASX: DOC) share price has shot up roughly 57% since early December 2020. During today's trading, it's dipped 0.74% and is presently trading at $1.34.

Doctor Care Anywhere is a company which offers a range of telehealth services. Its services include 24-hour GP access by video or phone call.

Access to telehealth services has become of particular importance as communities continue navigating through the coronavirus

Let's take a look at what's been moving the Doctor Care share price over these past few months.

Doctor Care Anywhere signs deal with Allianz

On 22 December 2020, Doctor Care Anywhere announced it was entering a strategic partnership with Allianz Partners international health line of business.

The Doctor Care share price started climbing after this and gained approximately 4% over the following 2 weeks.

The agreement with Allianz allows Allianz Partners international private medical insurance (iPMI) holders to access Doctor Care Anywhere consultations for a fixed price.

Commenting on the deal, Dr. Bayju Thakar, Founder & CEO of Doctor Care Anywhere, said:

"We are thrilled by the opportunity to work with another world leading insurer; this is further recognition of the value that the Doctor Care Anywhere platform brings to patients, payors and providers. Being engaged by Allianz Partners adds to the company's growth trajectory and supports our ability to service patient needs globally. This agreement is integral to our strategic plans for 2021 and beyond, helping us to deliver joined-up, accessible, quality health and disease care in the UK and globally."

Share price bumps following quarterly results

After the release of the company's quarterly results on 27 January 2021, the Doctor Care Anywhere share price fired up 6% stronger.

Quarterly highlights included a 151% increase in revenue to 3.8 million pounds.

Part of the driving force behind this gain was the total number of patients entitled to Doctor Care Anywhere services, referred to as 'Eligible Lives'.

The 4Q21 'Eligible Lives' total was 2.2 million people. This was a 186% increase compared to 4Q20. 

The company reported cash of 38.4 million pounds as of 31 December 2020.

The Doctor Care Anywhere share price has climbed around 22% over the previous 12 month period.

Motley Fool contributor Gretchen Kennedy has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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