The European startup scene tends to be more quality rather than quantity, due to the different number of regulations. The health industry startups also have the same fate.
Having said that, the ones that are actually running and disrupting the super old school organizations are extremely agile and innovative.
Throughout this article, we will focus on keeping an updated list of health startup unicorns that are being developed throughout the European business landscape
Startups making doctors available
Tackling one of the biggest problems in today's western European health landscape: getting a doctor's appointment.
Unfortunately, it does not help you get the appointment faster, but at least you are getting one.
There are a bunch of these types of startups, focused on either specific countries, or just generalized. Paired with the doctor ranking/review sites, they get you to your doctor without needing to call.
They are all trying to cover the workflow end to end - from finding a doctor, to an appointment to even having a digital call with the doctor.
They are operational in France, Germany, and Italy.
They are operational in Sweeden only.
They offer end-to-end - online doctor experience, from appointments to issuing digital receipts and even sending you the medicine via mail. Fairly interesting.
They operate in Germany.
Health insurance, but fully digital. Started a while back and focuses on private health insurance, in Germany. Targeting a healthy ex-pat audience living in the country and the digital-first generation.
One of the first in the field, the other giants in Germany are also keeping up