Meetup Recap: Healthcare Interoperability Today & Tomorrow

On Thursday December 14, BetterDoctor hosted this year’s last SF healthcare data and APIs meetup. We had a great evening with a wonderful group of about 50 developers, data scientists and other healthcare data geeks, who gathered to discuss healthcare data interoperability.

The evening began with lightning talks by our three speakers:

Anya Schiess, Co-Founder and Partner at Healthy VC, Kelly Ling, Senior Product Manager at Change Healthcare, and Daniel Kivatinos, COO and Co-Founder at drchrono. Below is a quick recap of the event – videos will be posted on your YouTube channel soon (link will be added here). Thank you all for participating and joining!

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Student Feature Case Study: How to build a telemedicine app with video call – HealthCloud by Roshan Kadasani

Roshan recently finished his “HealthCloud” healthcare application he built for his Master’s project. In this interview we’ve invited him to talk about his web app development journey.

BetterDoctor (BD): Roshan, tell us about yourself and your idea about HealthCloud.

Roshan: I have just graduated in Computer Science from California State University, Fullerton. For my final Master’s project I had to build an app and I wanted to focus on healthcare, as I believe technology will solve many problems in that field. Everyone has experienced long waiting times at a doctor’s visit. I even found out in a survey that the average appointment wait time to see a family physician can range up to 66 days! I wanted to fix this by building HealthCloud, a web app that enables patients to stay connected to medical professionals through features like video call and chat.

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BetterDoctor integrates Medicare provider and payment data to end guessing game in selecting the right doctor

BetterDoctor is on a mission to help patients find the right doctors easily and with confidence. After years of health struggles in my family, I started the company with Tapio Tolvanen. The idea was to build a service that can help us and millions of others in finding the right doctor. I’m very excited to announce these latest features! We have worked tirelessly for three years to expose this data and give patients the transparency they deserve. (more…)

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