The Uberification of Phlebotomy

Need a blood sample? There’s an app for that…

By now you’ve probably heard of (or perhaps used) Uber, the on-demand travel app that allows customers to connect directly to a taxi driver in their area, rather than going through a taxi booking service. With so many conveniences now available directly through our smartphones, why not blood tests? A US company has embraced this so-called “Uberification” and created an on-demand phlebotomy service.