Lifestyle August 23, 2021
Now that we are still in the middle of a pandemic, experts say that we should be more mindful of taking care of our health.
That’s why it is important to have yourself checked by a doctor if you are feeling sick so that you can address the problem right away and receive the proper treatment.
But what do you do when you are experiencing a non-Covid related health issue and don’t want to risk going out for a checkup? This is where booking for a teleconsultation online comes in.
In the comfort of your own home, you can easily arrange an appointment with a doctor by using a smartphone or computer. It’s safe, convenient, and gives you a lot of options to choose from.
Are you or a loved one in need of a doctor? Below are some teleconsultation services that you can look up online:
Developed by residents of Marikina and first made available to doctors in their city, SeeYouDoc is an online booking system that offers a wide range of medical and dental services.
Supported by the Department of Health, they have an comprehensive list of doctors, clinics, and hospitals in one website.
Medgate is an international telemedicine provider that started in Switzerland. Offering teleconsultations for decades, it has established its reputation as a reliable provider of medical services online.
You can access their services 24/7, conduct video calls for your consultation, and even have them interpret laboratory results for work or school.
Another DOH accredited Telehealth provider is CloudPx. They have a personal medical management system for patients and a counterpart practice management system for doctors.
This allows patients to choose from a wide selection of doctors with different specializations depending on their medical needs.
If you have multiple medical requirements, it’s also great to know that they allow patients to create a maximum of three appointment requests to different doctors.
HealthNow is a one-stop shop for all your medical needs. A mobile application that has partnered with well known and trusted clinics and health practitioners, it can easily be downloaded both in the App Store and Google Play.
With an easy-to-use interface, their app can simply be navigated by patients both young and young at heart. Aside from that, after a teleconsultation, you can also seamlessly book a lab schedule if your doctor asks for one. This service is very helpful because you don’t need to waste time calling laboratories to set an appointment with them.
With over 4,000 healthcare providers, the Aide app offers a substantial line-up of doctors and medical practitioners that are ready to take on your needs. Just like other telemedicine providers, their teleconsultation service can be booked by anyone in the country.
A special feature of this app is their home health plan where you can book a home care appointment if it’s really needed. They offer this service in Metro Manila and nearby provinces.
These are just a few telemedicine providers in the Philippines today. With the way the pandemic is changing our lives, there is room for growth in the medical service industry.
It’s also great that Smart 5G technology is now available to everyone in the country. With Smart 5G, you get a fast and reliable internet connection, which is necessary for online video consultations.
Find the right Smart Signature 5G Plan so you can conveniently consult a doctor online. For Smart subscribers, download the GigaLife App to get the latest all access data promo for your next teleconsultation.