Telehealthship, a term we literally made-up on this episode of The DocPreneur Leadership Podcast with Dr. Laura Purdy … goes beyond the exam room, beyond leadership and into the living rooms of Patients. But what is it? Dr. Laura Purdy is here this week to share how Physician-leaders, DocPreneurs and others can create a deep sense of community with their Patient through telehealth.
By Michael Tetreault & Dr. Laura Purdy
Laura Purdy, M.D. is a board-certified family medicine physician licensed in 46 states. Laura graduated from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed a family medicine internship and residency at Martin Army Community Hospital in Fort Benning, Georgia. She served in the United States Army for 14 years across the spectrum of clinical settings where she developed a love for telehealth. Dr. Purdy believes that virtual care is the future of medicine. Her goal is to use her experience and expertise to continue to advocate for the growth and permanence of the telehealth industry, to improve the lives and quality of healthcare for doctors and patients alike.
COO and Co Founder of MD Integrations
Laura Purdy is a board certified family medicine physician who is wrapping up 14 years as an officer in the US Army.
Laura started working in telemedicine in 2016 as a full time physician, and became medical director of MDLIVE.
After MDLIVE, Laura become one of the Regional Medical Directors of hims and hers, and entered the telehealth industry gig-economy style.
Laura has now worked for dozens of virtual health companies across the industry and also consults for early-stage telehealth startups in the US and UK. She has 49 (soon to be 51!) state medical licenses and believes in empowering young businesses to meet and exceed their business vision.
Laura 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.