Uber for healthcare

By Brian Dolan 03:58 pm April 20, 2016
Baltimore, Maryland-based Everseat, which offers an app and website that helps patients schedule doctor's appointments, inked a deal with rideshare company Lyft to help people get to their doctor's appointments. After booking an appointment through the Everseat app, users will now be able to add a ride using Lyft or Lyft Plus, which offers larger vehicles, right from the Everseat app. Within the...
By Aditi Pai 10:36 am April 23, 2015
Somerville, Massachusetts-based eye diagnostic tool maker EyeNetra has launched a new service called Blink, which brings eye tests to the patient, in New York City. Blink emphasizes that the appointments are only for users who need to be tested for glasses, not eye health. Blink is using EyeNetra technology, which includes a smartphone peripheral they developed, called Netra-G, that measures ...
By Jonah Comstock 11:45 am March 10, 2015
Pager, which offers an app consumers can use to request in-person physician house calls, has raised $10.4 million according to VentureBeat. The round was put up by existing seed investors Lux Capital and Montage Ventures, and new investors Goodwater Capital and Summation Health Ventures. New York City-based Pager, which launched last May, is one of many startups to have called itself an “Uber for...
By Aditi Pai 09:49 am January 14, 2015
Camera rental startup Lumoid recently launched a health and fitness device rental service so that people can try out different wearables before deciding which one they want. Lumoid founder Aarthi Ramamurthy told MobiHealthNews in an email that the decision to expand into wearables from photo and video equipment came entirely from the customers. "We asked our customers what other products they'd...