Aug 042019
 
 August 4, 2019  Posted by  Healthcare, Non-U.S.
Simran Jagdev reports:

Canada’s taxpayer-funded health-care system has many benefits, but painfully long wait times to see a doctor isn’t one of them. This is where innovators like Felix Health Inc. see the most potential for disruption.

The seven-months old firm offers the first “asynchronous” health-care service in the country, where a patient and a doctor don’t need to meet in person to discuss a diagnosis.

Instead, a patient creates an account with Felix and fills out a 15-minute questionnaire. A doctor in Felix’s network reviews it and makes a decision on whether to fill out a prescription, which is sent to a pharmacy for pick-up or for shipment within 48 hours.

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