David Randall, Pradeep Goel and Ramzi Abujamra (American Research and Policy Institute, Washington, DC, USA), Journal of Health & Medical Informatics, 2017, pdf, 4 pp.
Julie Beck, The Atlantic, March 2017
“The ePharmacy that delivers.” —www.medgrocer.com
“Online medical consultations on demand.” —www.medifi.com
Kaiser Permanente is unique to many medical service providers in that they “control the entire $1” for a patient — from hospital stay to ongoing wellness visits. This aligns incentives in ways that are not possible with most current healthcare providers and participants.
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 is an open experiment to transform the patient-clinician experience. It is where patients and health practitioners improve medical care, together.
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.