Telemedecine is something that we’re constantly talking about. Not because it’s the end-all be-all of healthcare, or because it can replace your doctor, but because it’s simply underutilized. Telemedicine can remove a ton of the roadblocks and challenges that people experience that often prevent them from seeing the doctor in a timely manner. Things like having to get time off work or waiting to get your children in after school are pretty much non-existent.
If you’re a follower of our stuff, you may have noticed that we talk about “convenience care” quite a lot. Its something that we believe in and can get pretty fired up about (don’t judge, some people like celebrities, some people like health-tech startups). Its occurred to me that we should really do an article that focuses more squarely on convenience care and why you should care about it. But before we get to that, lets just look at providing a definition of convenience care so that we can get on the same page.