Home Health Testing – Is it the way to go?

Home health testing is finally becoming a viable option for monitoring your health from the comfort and privacy of your home.  You know the drill, for blood tests, you need to fast for at least 12 hours, drive to the doctor’s office, wait, and then go back so the lab technician can draw blood for processing.

What if this process could be shortened and done from the privacy of your home?  There is a relatively new entrant to home health testing.  Austin, TX-based Everlywell gained prominence back in early 2016 when they closed a $2.5 billion seed round of funding for the startup.  Led by co-founder and CEO Julia Cheek, the firm has its sights set on transforming the $25 billion diagnostics industry.

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