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Telemedicine startup Dr Sicknote aims to ease the burden on Medicare by connecting patients suffering routine ailments to GPs online

- December 14, 2015 3 MIN READ

A slightly more serious inconvenience a number of Australian startups have emerged looking to tackle this year is that of the time we waste in the doctor’s waiting room. We’ve all been there: sick with a cold, knowing that there’s nothing much the doctor can do for us, but having to wait for two hours anyway just to get a medical certificate to hand in to the boss the next day. As much as we hate it as patients, doctors do too.