With the proliferation of mobile apps and a growing “Do-It-Yourself” mindset, the healthcare industry is being rethought and remade with technology. And there’s the money to do it. In the first half of 2015 alone, $2.1B has been invested in digital health. Take a look at a few of the hottest digital health companies – and how they’re helping people and changing healthcare.
Grand Rounds is a San Francisco-based startup that helps patients access second opinions from top medical experts around the world online.
Vida, a mobile app, gives people access to their own team of doctors, nurses and nutritionists from their smartphone. The $15 per week program includes reminders to take medication. Caregivers and family members can request access to the app to keep up with a patient’s progress.
Honor provides in-home, family-quality healthcare care and companionship for the elderly that their families can manage from anywhere. Care is currently only available in the greater San Francisco area.
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