Telemedicine startup aims to be ‘ATM for healthcare,’ displace retail clinics

An “ATM for healthcare” where a “virtual doctor’s office” replaces “retail medical clinics”, an initiative that a Columbus, Ohio-area telemedicine startup is looking to provide to ‘hurried patients’.

Interested? Well you can read the original article here.

My thoughts (after reading the article) is that it is definitely a good alternative  to compliment but not replace ‘traditional “retail medical clinics”.

I reckon this initiative would be useful for primary & preventive care (inclduing medical check-ups) in rural settings,  prisons and even certain military or para-military settings.

Another possibility for effective adoption would be for companies with policies that all medical certificates have to be endorsed by an in-house physician (there are such policies in place for a reasons).

About Adam Chee

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