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The BetaKit Podcast - BookJane on the Vaccination Rollout in Ontario

I’m not going to lie: this will be a frustrating episode to hear if you live in Ontario.

Today we speak with Curtis Khan, CEO and founder of BookJane; a Toronto-based start-up currently trying to help Canadian healthcare facilities accelerate their vaccine rollout.

“We have a solution and they’re not paying attention to this. You have zero acknowledgement from this government. Zero.”

More than a simple booking platform, BookJane acts almost like an Uber for healthcare, offering just-in-time scheduling and fulfillment of healthcare workers.

Most recently, the Peel Region partnered with BookJane to accelerate its vaccine rollout. BookJane says that in only two weeks, it was able to mobilize over 200 physicians in the first 72 hours to seven of its COVID-19 vaccination clinics across the region.

Now, the Peel region has had immense problems fighting COVID-19, mostly due to a lack of provincial support (for more on that, I suggest you read Fatima Syed’s great piece in The Local). But there are a couple of things that are important to note to provide full context on what is happening in Ontario...

Read the full article here.

Listen to the podcast here.