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‘Uber’ of healthcare lets you dial a doctor. Are house calls back?
Yahoo! News

The $1 flu shot is a pretty good deal, especially when the nurse makes house calls.

That’s exactly what on-demand car service Uber offered two weeks ago, allowing app users to order up 10 flu vaccinations for the price of one $10 health kit in more than three dozen cities on November 19.

But the “Uberication” of healthcare promises to be far more than a one-day curiosity, as on-demand medical services expand from concierge-style, über-personalized care beyond most Americans’ wallet power to increasingly affordable appointments that can sometimes be covered by insurance plans.