MED in Action

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MED in Action: Your personal doctor everywhere.

Roma, ItalyRoma, Italy
Year Founded:
2013
Project Stage:
Start-Up
Project Summary
Elevator Pitch

Concise Summary: Help us pitch this solution! Provide an explanation within 3-4 short sentences.

MEDinACTION is an on-demand house call medical service for travelers and expatriates that delivers a qualified English-speaking doctor to a patient’s doorstep, 24/7.

WHAT IF - Inspiration: Write one sentence that describes a way that your project dares to ask, "WHAT IF?"

Help all the travelers, make the health care easy and without barriers.
About Project

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

When you are out of your country and you need a doctor, it will be very hard to find a doctor available, that speak in your languages and that come to you. All the travelers in Rome have issues to find the hospital, to make the doctors understand what they have, they lose time, money and they will not solve the problem.

Solution: What is the proposed solution? Please be specific!

Make the traveler sure that he will find a doctor in 2 minutes and that the doctor will speak the same languages.

Awards

AUDI INNOVATION THINKING
Impact: How does it Work

Example: Walk us through a specific example(s) of how this solution makes a difference; include its primary activities.

Make easy something that, right now, in Italy and in others cities is too hard, FIND a Doctor.

Impact: What is the impact of the work to date? Also describe the projected future impact for the coming years.

We have helped a lot f people, family. We are proud of our work and we want to add the telemedicine as soon as possible.

Spread Strategies: Moving forward, what are the main strategies for scaling impact?

We did more than 50 visit for month, but we are very very small. The market of tourist in Rome is 30 Milion, the 6% of them get sick so 1.8 million of tourists need help.
Sustainability

Financial Sustainability Plan: What is this solution’s plan to ensure financial sustainability?

Our business model is the revenue sharing, we got the 20% of the visit from the doctor. Right now, we don't have cost, just revenue.

Marketplace: Who else is addressing the problem outlined here? How does the proposed project differ from these approaches?

There are other in USA and Europe that are doing that, but there aren't companies in Italy that are doing house call. We want help the Italy and all the tourists.
Team

Founding Story

I am Gianluigi Guerriero, the co-founder, my brother Andrea, he is doctor. We started helping some Americans friends with the house call service, with my brother. Then we had the Idea, why don't help all the tourists?

Team

Gianluigi Guerriero, back office, account manager and social media. Andrea Guerriero, doctor, account and human resource. Sabino Papagna, developer. We have more than 10 doctors that are working with us and more than 100 doctors that want to work with us.
CO-CREATION IDEA: Please offer a brief description of how you imagine a win-win partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim to better serve unmet needs in health. (Hint: Please mention the underlying business model envisioned that would make such a partnership sustainable.)
NEEDS: Based on you response above, please specify which of the following resources, operations or expertise by Boehringer Ingelheim you imagine leveraging to actualize the proposed co-creation opportunity. Please check all that apply. (Hint: while financing is often critical to scale, we are also interested in understanding what other assets or expertise could be leveraged).

Research and Development, Relationships/New Contacts, Marketing/Communications Support, Access to Capital.

EXPLANATION OF NEEDS: Please explain your choices in more detail.

We are a family company right now,

but we want to be bigger and great.

We want help all the world.

OFFER: What are the main assets you may contribute in a co-creation partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim that would better serve unmet needs in health?

Deep understanding of an unmet need in a specific market/context.

FOCUS AREAS: Which of the following best describes the main focus of your project? (select all that apply)

Increasing physical access to healthcare to people with restricted mobility or restricted access (senior people, people with disability, remote or difficult areas, etc.).

SECONDARY ENTRY FORM
Please share what your organisation and Boehringer Ingelheim will Co-Create together
Please specify what your Co-Creation will result in:

If you selected "other" above, please explain:
Please provide a 1-2 sentence summary of your Co-Creation idea
How does this project link to the core mission of your organisation?
Beyond social impact, how does this project link to Boehringer Ingelheim’s core business?
What are the specific inputs and actions that each side will contribute to this Co-Creation idea based on each of your unique competencies and experiences?
Please describe the potential revenue model for this Co-Creation idea.
What possible risks or challenges do you foresee?
Is there anything else you would like to share about your Co-Creation idea?
How much input do you hope to receive from Boehringer Ingelheim?

If you selected "other" above, please explain:
Besides Boehringer Ingelheim, what other types of partners might be valuable to carrying out your Co-Creation idea, and why?