Former McKinsey consultant, Rosina thought that there had to be a better way to ask doctors questions than long complex surveys. Founded in 2010, the answer is Truth on Call which lets allow business, media, government and non-profits ask doctors a quick question by text and get a very quick verified reply.
Although progress is being made in addressing deficiencies in how care is delivered, the U.S. health care system is still a “broken” system from the perspective of many patients and providers. Many patients still find it difficult to access a health provider. Providers find that reimbursement rules constrain the types of interactions for which they’ll be paid. In response to persistent problems with health care delivery a variety of new approaches to care delivery have emerged. We’ll take a look at a group of companies that have developed technologies to facilitate interactions between patients and providers.