Join your host Andrew Tisser with guest Dr. Laura Purdy as she talks about the behind-the-curtains of telemedicine. Telemedicine has been around for years now. But, with advanced technology kicking in, where is the evolution of telehealth leading to? In this exchange, Dr. Laura Purdy explains what asynchronous telemedicine is all about, the “proper” and “lucrative” approach to telemedicine, and the areas of telehealth that need a lot of improvement.
In this episode you will learn:
- Laura Purdy – on doing telemedicine before it was cool
- What is asynchronous telemedicine?
- Are you a good fit for telehealth?
- There is legal protection for doctors in telemedicine
- Telehealth’s referral system needs to improve
About Dr. Laura Purdy:
Laura Purdy is a board-certified family medicine physician who is wrapping up 14 years as an officer in the US Army. Laura started working in telemedicine in 2016 as a full-time physician and became medical director of MDLIVE.
After MDLIVE, Laura became one of the Regional Medical Directors of his and hers and entered the telehealth industry gig-economy style. Laura has now worked for dozens of virtual health companies across the industry and consults for early-stage telehealth startups in the US and UK. She has 49 (soon to be 51!) state medical licenses and believes in empowering young businesses to meet and exceed their business vision.
Laura has co-founded two telehealth companies and is now lobbying at the federal level to influence change that increases access to care and reduces disparities in telehealth.
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