The use of teleconsultation has increased by a hundred time since the outbreak. With an exponential growth, and by supporting practitioners and hospitals, Doctolib is building an empire in digital health.
Iodine is the ‘Yelp of Medicine,’ creating tremendous value by crowdsourcing reviews of pharmaceuticals to help patients make better-informed choices about their medications. But the question remains: can they capture any of that value?
Crowdsourcing platform empowers patients to take a greater role in advancing health
PatientsLikeMe is an online community network where chronic disease patients are able to find other patients with similar demographics and experiences. This data is shared to help support the search toward better chronic disease treatments.
Watsi, one of the fastest growing non-profits in web history, represents the next generation of charities. It connects medical patients in the developing world who can’t afford the medical procedures they need with donors via the web who can donate as little as $5 to total amount of the surgery cost for a patient. While a not-for-profit, the company aims to be 100% financially sustainable through tips and corporate partnerships.