Patient-Wellness Matching Service

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Looking for: Biz developer, Designer, Developer, Engineer, Marketer, Product manager
I am trying to build:
"Match.com meets Teladoc for Functional Medicine"

Background:
Functional Medicine is a field of medicine that keeps digging for the "why" of disease/dysfunction using function-based testing modalities and food/nutrition/nutricuticals to address the dysfunctions.  There are hundreds to thousands of trained Functional Medicine providers around the country, most of them are not Physicians.

Problem from Patient perspective:
Chronic diseases require a holistic approach, but finding a practitioner can be very difficult and they tend to cluster in "pockets" around the country.

Problem from Provider perspective:
Finding local patients can be difficult and in certain areas there is much competition.  Also, most providers are not physicians and cannot order test or prescribe certain supplements/medications.

Solutions:
- Match prospective patients with providers
- Give the non-physician providers the medical oversight to overcome many of the barriers (access to labs and prescribing) 
- Provide a Telemedicine platform

Inspiration:
- nutrimedy.com (similar idea, but dieticians only)
- goharvey.com (similar idea, but they only use MDs/NDs and limited geographic areas)

Additional Info

  • Time commitment: full time (40h/week)
  • Idea stage: just an idea