From February, 2016

Virtuwell by HealthPartners

Virtuwell is a 24/7 online medical clinic. They treat more than 50 common conditions like sinus infections, bladder infections, pink eye and acne. Certified nurse practitioners make a diagnosis, create a personalized treatment plan and send a prescription if needed.

Flip the Clinic

Flip the Clinic is an open experiment to transform the patient-clinician experience. It is where patients and health practitioners improve medical care, together.

What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Onie, TED. Image: Health Leads USA. Rebecca Onie asks audacious questions: What if waiting rooms were a place to improve daily health care? What if doctors could prescribe food, housing and heat in the winter? At TEDMED she describes Health Leads, an organization that does just that — and does it by building a volunteer base as elite and dedicated as a college sports team.

Zoom+, Performance Health Insurance

Zoom+ via Forge Graphic Works. Its concept is based around the idea that folks buying in to health insurance costs are likely interested in receiving benefits every day, not just when they’re sick or injured. Zoom+ thinks that the next generation of healthcare will be built around human performance, not just at a physical level but also when it comes to creativity, stress relief, happiness, better sleep, and more. (Portland Monthly)

95 Theses for a New Health Ecosystem

Dave Chase and Leonard Kish, Health Rosetta on Medium.com, May 4, 2015. Image: Peanuts via The Beat. The writes posit that healthcare is going through its Gutenberg moment. These 95 theses is about moving the individual towards the center of control because healthcare, at its present state, is a design failure.