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Virtual health-care apps: 21st-century house calls
SUN LIFE/ – Sitting in your doctor’s waiting room with other sick people is never pleasant. What if you could be cared for in the comfort of your own home?
Toronto-based Maple, which allows people to access a doctor 24/7 by text or video, has raised $4 million
BETAKIT/ – The service allows users to access health services for $49, including diagnosing and prescription delivery.
Maple raises $4 million in funding to advance virtual healthcare in Canada
TORONTO /CNW/ -“Despite having access to some of the best quality care, Canadians have some of the longest wait times in the developed world. Maple’s solution can offer significant relief for the overtaxed health care system,” says Michelle McBane, senior investment director at MaRS IAF. “In addition to impacting the wellbeing of Canadian patients, Maple’s solution…
Sun Life connects Clients to the best in digital healthcare innovation
TORONTO /CNW/ – Imagine, you are at home with two sick children; the thought of venturing out to wait in a doctor’s office seems unbearable. Now there is a solution, in the palm of your hand.
Doctor on call: There’s an app for that!
CTV/ – CTV highlights how easy it is to use the Maple mobile app for 24/7 instant online access to doctors for common medical conditions.
The pitch: Doctor on demand
THE DISRUPTORS ON BNN/ – Maple allows users to consult with doctors in real-time 24/7. Users can speak with a doctor and even get prescriptions delivered.
The doctor is in (your pocket): Entrepreneurs bet on mobile medicine
THE GLOBE AND MAIL/ – A trip to the doctor’s office often means an experience rife with inconvenience. There’s the time off work, the commute, the parking. In the waiting room, you can’t help but study the people around you – their hacking coughs, dripping noses.
For-fee service connects Ontario doctors and patients via video chat
CBC LONDON/ – Tired of seeing his patients wait hours in an emergency room to see a doctor about a minor ailment or a prescription re-fill, Dr. Brett Belchetz felt there must be a better way.
What the Uber of healthcare means for Ontario patients
TVO/ – A new private service in Ontario is making virtual doctors’ visits a reality.
Canadian startup ecosystem keeping our medical sector innovations alive
FINANCIAL POST/ – Many entrepreneurs are driven by profitability, time to market and influence. Many others, though, are driven by the impact their innovation will have. That bodes well for the medical industry and it’s why there’s so much activity in the sector in Canada right now.
CTV Toronto: Speedy medical service
CTV TORONTO/ – Sharing the benefits of Maple – how our service lets you see a doctor online in minutes for more comfortable access to healthcare.
Maple’s virtual doctor office is taking care of business (and patients) online
ITBUSINESS.CA/ – Ontario residents can register for Maple online, type in a description of their symptoms and click to request a consultation with a doctor. Patients select a video chat or text chat appointment and can also share photos with the physician.
CTV London: Site allows patients to see doctors online, cutting out the need for a visit
CTV LONDON/ – Mom uses Maple for son’s treatment, and shares her experience.
CHCH Morning Live: CEO Dr. Brett Belchetz demonstrates Maple in action
CHCH MORNING LIVE/ – Getting to see your doctor can involve finding an agreeable time, waiting room stay and then the length of the actual appointment. Dr. Brett Belchetz is an emergency room physician who joined us this morning with an idea that could save you time.
The virtual doctor is in
THE SUDBURY STAR/ – Maple, billed as Canada’s ‘first 24/7 virtual doctor’s office’ was officially launched in Ontario earlier this week. The online platform connects patients to licensed physicians in minutes and allows them to consult with the doctor in real time.
Maple on CP24 Breakfast: Online platform lets people consult doctors online
CP24 TORONTO’S BREAKING NEWS/ – CEO Dr. Brett Belchetz sits down with CP24 Breakfast host Steve Anthony for a walk through of Maple and the online medical consultation experience with Canadian doctors.
New service hooks up patients, doctors virtually
TORONTO SUN/ – Sick Ontario patients can now have a virtual consultation option to consult with a doctor.
First 24/7 virtual doctor’s ‘office’ arrives in Canada: New service launches to connect doctors and patients in minutes
TORONTO /CNW/ – Sick but don’t have time to go to the doctor? Have a sick kid but fear a germ-laden waiting room at a walk-in clinic might make it worse for your family? Turns out you’re not alone.