Doctor On Demand, a San Francisco, CA-based provider of a service that connects consumers to a licensed U.S. physician via a mobile app, raised $3m in seed funding.
Backers included Venrock, Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, Lerer Ventures, Shasta Ventures and Athena Health CEO Jonathan Bush.
Created by Dr. Pat Basu, CEO Adam Jackson and Jay McGraw, Doctor On Demand allows patients to have a video consultation with a licensed U.S. physician via a mobile app (iPhone, Android or tablet).
– Common colds, fevers, coughs, sinus infections and allergies
– Pre/post travel issues, upset stomach, urinary tract infections, muscle and sports injuries
– Pediatric colds, fever and vomiting or general questions for parents with a sick child
– Rashes or eye problems – patients can upload high-resolution photos during the call
– Busy parents or patients whose only after-hours option is the ER or urgent care
– Patients needing common prescriptions or an existing prescription refilled
– General health questions
The service is available across fifteen U.S. states including California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington.
Patients have the option of paying with their Health Care Spending Account, Flexible Spending Account or major credit card.