Interesting line-up of online medical shopping/info sites. Some might offer some relief from/price-conscious alternatives to emergency room visits. Perhaps good news for U.S. patients facing gigantic out-of-pocket expenses for not-sure-what value-add, a worldwide market for digital medical tourism for low-complexity medical care is emerging (see for instance, here https://ring.md/
On the other hand, I don’t see how these digital med-tech sites can replace (i.e., provide relief for the increasingly felt absence of ) expertise-through-experience based doctoring, with true, trust-based, long-term doctor-patient rapport.
The top online health services for consumers | VentureBeat | Health | by Christina Farr.