Forget about the annoyance of waiting on hold when trying to book a doctor’s appointment, only to find out that no slots are available for two months. We do pretty much everything online, so why not book doctors’ appointments online as well?
That’s the goal of startup ZocDoc, a free service which allows people to search for doctors based on location, specialty, insurance and reviews, and book them online.
ZocDoc now connects doctors, dentists and patients in 20 cities. More than 1.5 million people have booked appointments for free. (Read More: The Year of the Health Tech Startup.)