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HouseCallsMobile In the News!
2021 YSN Alum Juggles Patent Process and Startup

February 3, 2021

It is an understatement to describe Courtney Farr ’06 MSN, FNP, APRN-BC as a determined person. She currently works full-time at Veterans Affairs, manages her House Calls Mobile startup of telehealth practitioners, is seeking a patent for her virtual stethoscope/otoscope, and navigating the labyrinthine process of FDA approval for her invention. She also holds a leadership role at the Yale Club of Santa Barbara and might even sleep occasionally.

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2019 So Cal Tech Interview

Our interview today is with Courtney Farr, the founder and CEO of House Calls Mobile (, a startup in the health services area.

2019 Pitching Innovation at Nurses Conferences

        House Calls Mobile: 2nd Place and "People's Choice Award"

2nd place award and $5,000 – Courtney Farr, MSN, RN, FNP, APRN-BC, of House Calls, LLC, for her creation of a virtual stethoscope-otoscope that can be plugged into a phone, allowing health care providers to listen to heart, lung and abdominal sounds, as well as see into the patient’s mouth and ears remotely. This innovation, combined with her app, provides patients with a virtual health care visit.

Farr also won the “People’s Choice” Award, gaining the most online votes from audience members attending the NursePitch event.

2018 SLO Chamber Interview

It has been quite the year for CEO and Founder of House Calls Mobile Courtney Farr. It started with Farr named one of The Tribune’s Top 20 under 40 in January.  Now to culminate the year Farr was just featured in the New Times SLO November issue “Stokes and Plugs”.  In the article “House Calls Mobile: Doctor Visits Anytime, Anywhere,” author Karen Garcia highlights Farr’s vision of her company and her “virtual stethoscope.”

2018 New Times Interview

2018 San Luis Obispo Tribune Interview

"SLO County’s Top 20 Under 40: Meet the 2017 award winners" The Tribune. Date 1/24/18
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