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The doctor is online (along with the nutritionist, the mental health counselor, etc.)
San Francisco Business Times

The $21 million Series A round of venture capital disclosed this week by Doctor On Demand is a dramatic example of the rising number of Internet companies providing on-demand care services ranging from routine video medical visits to nutrition coaching and even mental health advice. The ubiquity and power of smartphones in particular means that consumers can get easy access to doctors, registered dieticians and counselors at low fees, and that is driving a flurry of entrepreneurial activity and venture investment to transform models for delivering care that often have relied on in-person meetings.