Samsung and Babylon Health tech offers live video doctor appointments

Samsung and Babylon Health tech offers live video doctor appointments

In partnership with Samsung, Babylon Health has launched ‘Ask an Expert, powered by Babylon’, a new system that allows users to check symptoms and book live video appointments.

The Babylon Health powered feature is being made available through the Samsung Health App for Samsung Galaxy mobile devices, users will be able to book video appointments with certified doctors 24/7 and obtain medical advice, as well as manage and order prescriptions online.

The app, in which Babylon Health’s artificial intelligence (AI) service has been implemented, users will also be able to check their symptoms and receive high-quality triage information about physical health and ailments straight to their device.

A more connected health world

Kyle Brown, head of technology and services at Samsung UK, said: “We’re excited to be welcoming ‘Ask an Expert, powered by Babylon’ to the Samsung Health app. Now our customers will be able to look after their health from wherever they are – whether it’s checking a symptom or talking to a doctor – all within a few simple taps.

“The availability of the Babylon service within the app is another milestone for Samsung as we move towards a more connected, healthy world.”

Making healthcare accessible and affordable

Dr Ali Parsa, Babylon’s founder and CEO, added: “Babylon’s mission is to make healthcare accessible and affordable and to put it into the hands of everyone on Earth. Samsung’s vision for empowering individuals and transforming healthcare, partnered with the company’s illustrious history of technological innovation, constant focus on customer satisfaction and truly global reach makes it a perfect fit with our values and mission.

“It’s very exciting to know that millions of Samsung users will soon be able to better manage their health using Babylon’s services as we deliver personal health assessments and treatment advice via their Samsung Galaxy devices.”

‘Ask an Expert, powered by Babylon’ is now available in the UK through the Samsung Health app.

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