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Sherpaa is around the clock email and phone access to our friendly, NYC-based doctors (or Guides as we call them). Whenever you have a health question or concern, we're here for you. And we play nicely with the insurance you've got.

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  • news

    The Doctor Will See You Anytime

    "I'm a doer," said Jay Parkinson in the backyard of his Williamsburg studio last week. The yard was long and thin with a fruitful peach tree in the far corner—sprawling by New York standards. Mr. Parkinson, a physician-turned-health-care-start-up-founder who's repeatedly been dubbed "the Hipster Doctor," lives in a place that seems to reaffirm his commitment to doing: His bike hangs prominently in the living room, below a taxidermy skunk he claims was hunted by his grandfather. "I've been working on it for years," he said of the apartment, turning on year-round string-lights for effect. "I like to entertain." 

    October 1, 2012 Wall_Street_Journal

  • news

    Sounds Boring, Actually Awesome: Sherpaa Raises $1.8M To Find Your Business Cheap Health Insurance

    Health insurance is the second biggest cost for businesses behind payroll, but picking the best plan is a nightmare. That's why Sherpaa just raised $1.85 million to make the decision for you, cut your costs, and keep your employees healthy. With a yearly Sherpaa plan, your employees also get 24/7 telephone access to a group of doctors that can answer medical questions and prevent needless emergency room visits.

    August 20, 2012 TechCrunch

  • investment

    Received $1.8M Seed Funding

    August 1, 2012

  • video

    Gov 2.0 Expo 2010: Jay Parkinson, "Healthcare Needs a Redesign"

    May 28, 2012

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    TEDxMidAtlantic 2011 - Jay Parkinson - Rethinking Healthcare

    December 1, 2011

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    Cusp 2010 Jay Parkinson

    May 11, 2011