Thriva: I Took My Own Blood Sample – What it’s like to use the Thriva kit

Founded in 2016, Thriva’s mission is to prevent health issues before they occur by sending customers an at-home blood sampling kit each quarter. Available in the United Kingdom, customers [...]

Heal: You Don’t Need to Leave Home for Quality Care

Heal is a doctor house call app that matches users with a nearby doctor within the hour and costs $99 flat. Founder & Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Renee Dua, MD, and her team launched the [...]

Pager: House Calls at the Tap of a Button, Doctor at Your Door Within Two Hours

Pager lets users request telehealth appointments and doctor home visits via their mobile app. The Company works with board certified doctors who confirm these house call requests and arrive at [...]

YoDerm: Fast Access to Dermatologists, Acne Prescriptions in 24 Hours

YoDerm gets patients fast acne prescriptions in less than 24 hours. Simply choose a doctor through the YoDerm online portal, tell them any relevant medical history, upload photos of your skin, [...]

Klara: Connect To Your Dermatologist Anywhere For Check-ups, Follow-ups, and Disease Management

Simon Bolz founded Klara, a product of goderma Inc., 1.5 years ago as a direct to patient service to connect patients with skin diseases to available board-certified doctors. “Our doctors treat [...]

PlushCare: Affordable Access To Same-Day, Urgent Care Doctors

PlushCare provides convenient and affordable access to urgent care doctors who can diagnose, treat and prescribe medication over the phone or through video. The service is affordable and time [...]

First Derm: App Gives Fast Answers To Troubling Skin Problems, Anonymous and Cost Effective

Dr. Alexander Börve, CEO and founder of iDoc24, spoke with us about the Company’s dermatology triage app, First Derm. Dr. Börve, an orthopedic surgeon by trade, was first clued into the need for [...]

PocketDerm: Heal Your Skin Without Long Lines and Expensive Prescription Derm Medication

The tagline for PocketDerm – ‘see a dermatologist online and get a prescription medication at your door’ – sounds too good to be true for many curious people who find the service. And especially [...]

Telehealth and Telemedicine Companies Growing Fast, Consumers Curious and Buying In

You can order groceries for delivery from the comfort of your own home, schedule gym classes from an app, and now get diagnosed and pickup prescriptions without ever stepping into a doctor’s [...]

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Apps For Today’s Modern Nurse

I attended the UCSF School of Nursing Commencement last night and was reminded of how selfless and hardworking nurses are. Congratulations to all grads – and special thanks to the ones [...]