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Product Idea: "Explain My Prescription To Me" Service

Many doctors have very little time to spend with the patient. So little time that sometimes they start writing prescription before even arriving at a provisional diagnosis. Imagine how then, would they explain to their patient why they have written a particular tablet for them?

Is there a product/service idea in this vacuum of counseling that should have been provided by the doctor? Are there people who are not able to ask the right questions to the internet to find the answers?

Perhaps there should be an app that is front-end for a prescription description service. The user uploads their prescription and also attaches a short voice note with their symptoms. This goes to a doctor/nurse/pharmacologist/pharmacist at the back-end who responds by reading out the prescription and counseling the patient about what the medication is, what it does, what side effects can be expected, etc.

The counseling of each medicine can be recorded and reused for the next patient who is prescribed the same medicine. That way, the time required by the specialist is minimized. If a patient can afford and requires a longer, customized consultation, they can request that for a higher cost. Then it can work economically as well.


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