On this week’s GetConnected Video Podcast, we’re talking about how the fees are too high on delivery services, and why you might be hurting your local restaurant by using them. Also, we’re talking to a doctor about how the rise in virtual healthcare during the pandemic. He thinks it might become the new normal, and he might be right! All this and more on the May 9, 2020 edition of the GetConnected Video Podcast.
The big food delivery services like ‘Skip the Dishes‘ and ‘Uber Eats’ have been in high demand. As local restaurants quickly get onboard with these platforms that expose them to a brand new customer base, some businesses are finding out the hard way what the cost is. If they are just hoping to stay afloat during these interesting times, the fees that our local eateries are paying might be destroying the already delicate margins in the business. We speak to Alex Fraser, a restaurant consultant from The Fifteen Group, to help us dive deeper into the problem and potential solutions.
Healthcare has seen a significant shift during the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of virtual healthcare or e-healthcare services in Canada has increased significantly. Dr. Richard Tytus sits on the medical board of Canada and is also the CEO of WeCareMD. He has seen a massive swell in the use of virtual healthcare services, and he’s confident this trend will not decrease but will increase once we start the road to normal. While some might see this as a decrease in the quality of healthcare, Dr. Tytus counters that with several good reasons why this might end up making everyone happier, especially the patients.
Do you own a Raspberry Pi? This week we’re looking at the latest Retropie for all you retro gaming fans out there. And we’ve come across a new high-quality camera upgrade that you might want to think about adding.
Working to bring the show to you from home is Mike Agerbo, John Biehler and AJ Vickery. Special thanks to Alex Fraser from The Fifteen Group, and Dr. Richard Tytus from WeCareMD for being our guests on this week’s show.
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