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Advances in wearables, augmented reality, mobile and our interaction with our physicians
At our Vator Splash Health 2017 event last March 23, Sarah Buhr (Reporter, TechCrunch) moderated the panel with Ian Shakil (Founder & CEO, Augmedix), Ron Gutman (Founder & CEO, HealthTap), Sami Inkinen (Founder& CEO, Virta Health), Arnaud Bernaert (Head of Global Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum) on The doctor will see you now; Advances in wearables, augmented reality, mobile and how it’s changing our interaction with our physicians.
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In July 2014, HealthTap launched its premium HealthTap Prime subscription service. Prime members pay a monthly subscription fee for unlimited live consults with physicians via HD video, voice, and text chat. The service is available via any mobile device or personal computer.
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Joined Vator onSami Inkinen is the CEO & Founder of San Francisco-based Virta Health. Previously, Sami was a co-founder, COO and President of Trulia. He is an investor in companies advancing human health and performance as an angel investor and at Obvious Ventures.
Joined Vator onRon Gutman is an inventor and a serial technology entrepreneur who has built several successful companies in digital health. He's currently the Founder and CEO of HealthTap. He's also a writer, speaker, angel investor and advisor to tech startups.