HealthTap Inc

Type: Company
Name: HealthTap Inc
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Self Health Network raises $5.6M to keep you out of the hospital

It’s become a thing: service platforms and apps that help patients follow aftercare and wellness instructions while away from the healthcare system. Not taking care of themselves after a procedure is common among patients, and it’s costing health-care ... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

The doctor will now see you — on a smartphone

Can you get a rash diagnosed by taking a selfie? Can you get treated for strep throat by opening up wide into your iPhone camera?A growing crop of companies that offer doctor consultations using a free app and the camera on a tablet or smartphone say ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

HealthTap Prime Lets You Video Chat With Doctors Anytime

With everything else seeming to evolve with the time, going to the doctor is just about the same. You usually have to call for an appointment, wait however long it takes to get you into the office, go to the office, wait in the waiting room, get weighed ... [Published Tech Beat - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Doctor On Demand Rides Telemedicine Wave into Corporate Health Care

In an increasingly crowded telemedicine field, Doctor On Demand , an online service backed by Dr. Phil and his son Jay McGraw, expedites video consultations with physicians in under three minutes from a smartphone or desktop.The eight-month old startup ... [Published Brandchannel.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

New app promises doctor appointment on demand>

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) --For a lot of people, the biggest trouble with a doctor's appointment isn't the doctor, but the appointment instead. Now, a Bay Area startup thinks it has a way to get rid of appointments, waiting rooms and co-pays for some of ... [Published KGO San Francisco - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

6 Healthcare Apps to Keep You Healthy and Safe

Source: ThinkstockYou already carry your smartphone with you everywhere, so why not add some apps that might help you live healthier to the usual rotation of email apps, social networks, and of course the occasional addictive game? As health and medical ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

HealthTap Prime Launched: Unlimited Mobile Access To Doctors Within Minutes

If you aren’t too keen on sitting in a doctor’s office for a checkup, it’s very easy to look up your symptoms online and join medical chats. But some doctors recommend against such self-diagnosing practices. They say, you may end up thinking you have ... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

HealthTap Tapping into Telemedicine

HealthTap has its sights set on telemedicine.The Palo Alto, California-based startup known for its online medical Q&A platform, now wants to connect subscribers with doctors.“Users will still be able to access that product for free, but those willing ... [Published MHealth Watch - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 4 reports

Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to patients' mobiles | Reuters

8:10pm EDT SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - HealthTap Chief Executive Officer Ron Gutman believes paying the doctor a visit is expensive and time-consuming. So why not bring the doctor to the patient - digitally?     On Wednesday, the Palo Alto-based startup, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 15 reports

HealthTap Prime Launches Today

Face it, we all put off going to the doctor way longer than we should, and nobody wants to take hours out of their busy day to go sit in a germ-infested office. Or maybe you've experienced that moment when your skin turns a funny color or your throat ... [Published Mens Fitness - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Skype Your Doctor For Your Next Checkup With This App

4271615Visit the HealthTap website  and you’ll learn the real reason why we have doctors: to make us “feel good.”But apparently, visiting doctors isn’t fun. No one likes to go to the doctor, because it means they feel bad (and sometimes doctors aren’t ... [Published Daily Caller - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

HealthTap’s Video Chatting Doctors Want to End Your WebMD Meltdowns

“On the internet,” says Ron Gutman, “every headache becomes a brain tumor in four clicks or less.”For Gutman and his colleagues in the world of health tech, this has become a running joke, a cheeky nod to just how far the human imagination can wander ... [Published Wired News - Jul 30 2014]

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...Phelan, who has a private practice in Menlo Park, said he's offered consultations over Skype for the last four years, and only used it five times: "Over the computer, I can't listen to someone's lungs, or to their heart."
"Sometimes things that look very simple aren't," she said. "If you use one of these apps, make sure to get a record of your visit so you can go back and follow up with your real doctor to make sure nothing was missed."
..."This one Yahoo engineer, a real genius, was talking to me about his research on auction theory," he says. "I said to him, ‘Do you ever think your talents would be better deployed on health care or Social Security?’ He said, ‘I went to the Department of Health and Human Services that was dealing with drug pricing because I had an idea, and they wouldn’t let me in.’ " The U S has such a backward way of resourcing government, he says, that it can’t make use of novel ideas

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Self Health Network raises $5.6M to keep you ou... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
Self Health Network raises $5.6M to keep you ou... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
Consumer Watch: Where to find best online medi... [Published Chattanooga Times Free Press - Aug 10 2014]
Mobile apps help doctors treat patients via sma... [Published zeenews.com - Aug 09 2014]
The doctor will now see you — on a smartphone [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 09 2014]
Medical apps let doctors diagnose by smartphone [Published CBS News - Aug 08 2014]
Dr. McCoy would be proud! Watch George Takei ge... [Published Digital Trends - Aug 08 2014]
Quoted: Is tech ‘arrogance’ OK as long as it’s ... [Published SiliconValley.com - Aug 08 2014]
Top YouTube stars are cashing in [Published MyFox New York - Aug 08 2014]
HealthTap Prime Lets You Video Chat With Doctor... [Published Tech Beat - Aug 07 2014]
Arrogance Is Good: In Defense of Silicon Valley [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 07 2014]
Doctor On Demand Rides Telemedicine Wave into C... [Published Brandchannel.com - Aug 06 2014]
Doctor App Gets You In [Published WCHV - Aug 06 2014]
Dr. Phil's Doctor On Demand Raises $21 Million ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 06 2014]
Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of August 3, 2014 [Published Virtualization Journal - Aug 06 2014]
Social media obsession and addiction [Published MyFox New York - Aug 05 2014]
New app promises doctor appointment on demand> [Published KGO San Francisco - Aug 05 2014]
Inside New Jersey's online gambling world [Published MyFox New York - Aug 04 2014]
Doctors on demand [Published FOX Business - Video - Aug 04 2014]
6 Healthcare Apps to Keep You Healthy and Safe [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 02 2014]
6 Healthcare Apps to Keep You Healthy and Safe [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 02 2014]
iPhone 6 Could Launch In October [Published Value Walk - Aug 02 2014]
Doctors making 'house calls' via app [Published MyFox New York - Aug 01 2014]
It's Been a Big Week for Telemedicine and Teleh... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
HealthTap Prime Launched: Unlimited Mobile Acce... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 31 2014]
At $99 a month, HealthTap Prime lets you video ... [Published TechSpot - Jul 31 2014]
HealthTap Tapping into Telemedicine [Published MHealth Watch - Jul 31 2014]
How The iPhone 6 Will Have Doctors, Trainers, A... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
House call apps bring a doctor to your door [Published CNN - Jul 31 2014]
Khosla-backed startup hopes to bring doctors to... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
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Self Health Network raises $5.6M to keep you ou... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 18 2014]
It’s become a thing: service platforms and apps that help patients follow aftercare and wellness instructions while away from the healthcare system. Not taking care of themselves after a procedure is common among patients, and it’s costing health-care ...
Doctors on demand [Published FOX Business - Video - Aug 04 2014]
HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman on connecting people to doctors through video chat. ...
6 Healthcare Apps to Keep You Healthy and Safe [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 02 2014]
Source: Thinkstock You already carry your smartphone with you everywhere, so why not add some apps that might help you live healthier to the usual rotation of email apps, social networks, and of course the occasional addictive game? As health and medical ...
HealthTap launches virtual doctor visits on you... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 30 2014]
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All-access medical app delivers prescriptions v... [Published SiliconANGLE - Jul 30 2014]
This week’s Smart Health roundup features a new and improved mobile health service, a smart tag to keep Fido safe, and an app to fight childhood obesity. HealthTap Prime   HealthTap  Inc., an interactive health company, unveiled its next generation ...
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