Heal

Heal allows patients to call a doctor for a same-day visit in their home using an app and pay less than $100 for the visit. (Heal)

Heal is innovative for providing care the old-fashioned way: through house calls.

Launched in 2014, Heal allows patients to call a doctor for a same-day visit in their home using an app and pay less than $100, while allowing doctors to take more time with their patients and have time left over to finish required documentation. This can be a game-changer for patients and doctors alike.

FierceHealthcare: What is your best piece of advice for someone launching a healthcare company that challenges the status quo?

Nick Desai: In healthcare, to change anything, you have to be prepared to change everything.

FH: What is the failure you’ve learned the best lesson from?

ND: From our early challenges in hiring people, we have learned how to attract and retain the best team of people in the business.

FH: What is one change you think will happen soon in healthcare that people do not expect?

ND: In the next five years, 50% of all nonemergency healthcare will be delivered to patients in their home. Don’t believe me? Look what happened to retail in the last five years.

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