Handymed, my first telemedicine startup

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Handymed, my first telemedicine startup

Handymed First Startup Telemedicine

Handymed, the new startup that allows people to get a medical consultation via videoconference from anywhere and any device

After 18 months of hard work, I’m pleased to announce the official launch of Handymed.es, my first telemedicine startup. Handymed is addressing those busy people who need to get a medical opinion in a fast, easy and affordable way. Patients can interact with a medical doctor via videoconference from anywhere (in Spain) and any device. It works for all those health issues that do not require physical examination.

Handymed Logo - medical doctor via videoconference

The first concept was born at IE Business School, a school that promotes entrepreneurship and where I met Oscar Bailly-Baillière, an MBA mate and now a friend and one of the three co-founders. In March 2014 we presented Osmos, a second medical opinion platform, as the final project of our master.

Meanwhile Luis Escobar, Medical Doctor specialized in Internal Medicine, was developing the first version on a telemedicine service. Fate brought us together and in June 2014 we founded Handymed; at that time called Facemed.

Since then the family has grown. The first to join was Andrés Rondán, Full Stack Developer,  than Silvia Saura, CSR Manager and lastly Javier Perdigones, Family Doctor.

Together, we went through an incubation process at Area 31 from November 2014 to April 2015. As per what we had learned during my entrepreneurship class, we have started developing our MVP and we have validated our assumptions with several surveys to medical doctors and patients.

During the last two years we have faced several challenges due to which we had to pivot the model three or four times. Since the very first teleradiology idea (July 2013), we explored the second medical opinion concept called Osmos, and then we moved to first medical opinion solution with Facemed, now called Handymed.

This video shows how the beta version works. It’s a fully working MVP with very cool features.

Did you like the video? 50 people have already tried Handymed, be one of them and help us to innovate the healthcare industry.

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Handymed - medical consultations via videoconference

4 Comments

  1. […] desde Handymed el médico te puede hacer una receta electrónica si así lo requiere tu dolencia. Podrás ahorrar […]

  2. Adam OBEID says:

    Congratulation for launching the app.
    It is simple, straight forward, and could work for locally better then globally.
    Still, it needs some services to make it more attractive…
    Let us be in touch we may add value to it, we are working on innovative apps in the domain of Education, and Productive Sicial Media.

  3. […] Media Manager based in Madrid who wants to join us in starting up a cool e-health project named Handymed. It is an online solution that allows busy people to get a medical consultation via […]

  4. […] Develop your MVP Develop your Minimum Viable Product (MVP), or rather the smallest and simplest version of your product with just those core features that allow the product to be deployed and sold. The smallest you will keep your prototype, the cheapest will be the development and the fastest you will be able to test the product launching it into the market. Here you can watch the video of Handymed’s MVP. […]

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