Examples

Home Yoga

Situation:
You want to start doing regular yoga exercises. But the group learning classes have no vacant spots, or are too far or just inconvenient.

Who you need:
A yoga instructor.

What Typically Happens Now:
Enroll in a yoga class, if available. Some people may have to find a baby sitter and leave child at home.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
Yoga instructor you choose will come to you now at the comfort of your home.

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Planned Dinner Party

Situation:
You are busy and have a dinner party planned for today.

Who you need:
A cook.

What Typically Happens Now:
You call around using Yelp.com to have food delivered.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
A personal cook near you will come to your home and cook for you.

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Elderly Need Nursing Help

Situation:
You are elderly and today you need nursing help.

Who you need:
A nurse.

What Typically Happens Now:
You call a nursing agency and they will make arrangements to have someone come to you at their convenience. Wait time is days to weeks.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
A nurse near you will come to you now at your convenience.

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Crying Child

Situation:
Your child is crying and has a fever.

Who you need: 
A physician.

What Typically Happens Now: 
Go to the ER (most patients wait 4-5 hours) or
Make an appointment with your GP (average wait time, many days) or
Go to urgent care center if it is open (wait time several hours).

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
A physician sees your child in the comfort and convenience of your home – no waiting, no traveling.

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Home Tuition

Situation:
You are having difficulty with university or school courses and need help.

Who you need:
An Academic Tutor.

What Typically Happens Now:
You search through advertisements for tutors and choose someone or go to a tutorial class.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
A tutor you choose will come to your home.

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Tradesman at Home

Situation:
You need urgent electrical, carpentry, plumbing or building work at your home.

Who you need:
A tradesman

What Typically Happens Now:
You look through a listing service such as Kijiji and call around to see who serves in your neighborhood.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
Start HouseCallsNow. Look at the map. Choose a carpenter. Carpenter comes to your home.

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Handyman at Home

Situation:
You need your snow shoveled or your yard landscaped.

Who you need:
A Handyman.

What Typically Happens Now:
Talk to your neighbors, friends or look in the classifieds to find someone who will come as soon as needed.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
Identify the provider you need, choose that person and the arrive at your doorstep.

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Medical Second Opinion

Situation:
Your doctor says you need surgery now and you would like a second opinion.

Who you need:
Another doctor or world renowned expert.

What Typically Happens Now:
You call other doctors and try to make appointments to be seen for a second opinion.

What Typically Happens with HouseCallsNow:
Start HouseCallsNow. Go to the second opinion section. Submit your health data and question in a completely privacy-protected environment. Choose if you want a Canadian doctor or U.S. doctor. You get a second opinion from that doctor.

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