Laura is a board certified family medicine physician who has wrapped up 14 years as an officer in the US Army, she started working in telemedicine in 2016 as a full time physician and became medical director of MDLIVE after which she become one of the Regional Medical Directors of hims and hers. Having now worked for dozens of virtual health companies across the industry and also consulting for early-stage telehealth startups in the US and UK. She has 49, soon to be 51, US state medical licenses and believes in empowering young businesses to meet and exceed their business vision. She has co-founded two telehealth companies and is now lobbying at the federal level to influence change that increases access to care and reduces disparities in telehealth.
On this episode she discusses what really puts doctors careers at risk, the reality of virtual care, her time working in the US army and how this helped developed her skills as an entrepreneur, what physicians should start doing to make the most of the digital health movement, her passion for business, what makes a successful entrepreneur, lack of cost transparency within US healthcare, the advice she has for women at the start of their career to overcome any obstacles they may face early on and what she would tell her younger self if she could go back in time.
Get in touch with Laura Purdy https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-purdy-md/ or visit her company website https://mdintegrations.com/
Get in touch with Karandeep Badwal - https://www.linkedin.com/in/karandeepbadwal/
Follow Karandeep on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/QRAMedical
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