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In the press

HRT

Health tech company founded by UNC alumni brings care to N.C. transgender community

Isabella Sherk, The Daily Tar Heel
July 7, 2020

“Plume utilizes a virtual model in order to mitigate circumstances that would prevent a patient from getting the treatment they needed… These circumstances include not being located in close proximity to a clinic that provides these services, and insurance and cost restrictions.”

Interview

Health-Care App Offers Solace for Transgender Patients

Kate Murphy, The News & Observer
July 3, 2020

“Improving access to health care not only changes lives in the trans community, they say it can also create social change by reducing the stigma that transgender people face.”

Interview

For the transgender community, app offers an accessible, affirming health-care lifeline

Kate Murphy, The News & Observer
July 2, 2020

“Being able to access care through your smartphone, through the safety of your home or wherever is safe for you can be the difference between life and death,” Bryce said. “It can be the difference between living authentically.”

Out Front

Accessible and Safe Trans Care With Plume

Out Front Magazine
June 29, 2020

“With Plume, the barriers truly are lifted, as the app has streamlined the initial stages to a 20-minute questionnaire. Within a couple weeks, folks can have their first video visit with one of the clinicians, and immediately, prescriptions are sent to the pharmacy.

Spruce

How Plume Powers Fully Virtual Gender-Affirming Care Through Spruce

Spruce Blog
June 29, 2020

“Gender-affirming care is a departure from the outdated ‘one size fits all’ framework of a doctor dictating the same set of hormones and surgery for every trans person seeking medical care.

Plume

This Denver startup has created a virtual care network for the trans community

Nick Greenhalgh , ColoradoInno
June 25, 2020

“We at Plume believe that healthcare is a right and we hope that there is universal access for every patient.”

HRT

Plume Launches to Provide Telehealth for Trans Individuals

Nonna Teper, Built in Colorado
June 19, 2020

As the American medical system works to address the barriers to healthcare that trans-identifying individuals experience, Plume has launched as a custom telehealth service for the growing but underserved trans population.”

Jerrica

We Must End the Erosion of Black and Transgender Civil Rights

Matthew Wetschler MD MPH, Medium
June 15, 2020

“The violence on Black lives and trans lives illustrates the compounding layers of structural violence in our country. 

Jerrica

Plume is building a healthcare service specifically for the transgender community

Jonathan Shieber, TechCrunch
June 18, 2020

Investors back personalized telehealth service even as government pulls back support.”