‘Priceline for healthcare’ adds orthopedic procedures

497624-zendyhealth-in-the-pcmag-start-up-spotlightYou can name your own price for airfare, hotel rooms and rental cars. Why not healthcare? That’s the premise of ZendyHealth, a Los Angeles startup that allows consumers to bid on a variety of health, dental, cosmetic and now orthopedic procedures.

The platform has launched a “Pick Your Price” program in partnership with Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic to enable patients to name a fee they can afford to pay for procedures that they need. Heretofore ZendyHealth has offered bidding on services such as MRI and CT scans, teeth whitening and cleaning, and Botox and liposuction. Now they’ll be able to name prices for rotator cuff repair, shoulder decompression and stem cell injections as well — some of which aren’t covered by health insurance.

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About Peter Coffaro 1057 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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