WeDoctor founder: How we use tech to transform healthcare

Jerry Liao, the entrepreneur behind China's leading healthcare portal tells FinanceAsia how online consultations could handle half of the country's patients in future.

WeDoctor founder: How we use tech to transform healthcare

“Queue for three hours. See a doctor for three minutes.” This Chinese internet quote encapsulates some of the difficulties involved in accessing healthcare services. But in reality, in China, the situation can be even more challenging.

For Wang, a 71-year old widower living alone in Wuzhen, a small rural town in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, it actually takes over five hours to meet a doctor given the time too spent commuting between his home and...

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