Location: United Kingdom
A chatbot guides users through explaining their symptoms and helps them decide whether they should see a doctor, or treat their issue at home.
According to Your.MD, over 30% of doctor visits are for issues that could have been treated at home. These issues include conditions like rhinitis, plantar fasciitis and laryngitis. It’s time and money that both the patients and health care systems could better use elsewhere. However, many of the online resources people use to look up their symptoms tend to be unreliable.
Healthily is a self-care app developed by Your.MD to help track and assess health. The app, which is a class one registered medical device is available on Android and iOS – It has a variety of features to help people monitor their health.
Users can track their health and symptoms using the health journal and symptom tracker, so they have a record of progressions and improvements. Users can also access the health library which provides the latest information on illnesses and health advice.
The self-assessment tool is a chatbot that guides users through explaining their symptoms and helps them decide if they should see a doctor or treat themselves at home. It can help users find pharmacies, doctors, and more, depending on the results. In response to the pandemic, Healthily has added a Covid-19 assessment tool.