Prudential Corporation Asia (“Prudential”) has introduced it’ll associate with telemedicine company MyDoc to offer customers access to value-delivered fitness services on their cellular phones, along with doctor consultations, electronic prescriptions, and electronic clinical certificates.
Prudential is a main lifestyles insurer and asset manager in Asia with over 15 million customers and £151 billion in assets under control. Singapore-primarily based MyDoc, based in 2012, is a leading digital healthcare issuer in Asia.
MyDoc’s services might be incorporated into Pulse by means of Prudential, the primary app of its type within the area imparting holistic fitness management to customers. Pulse capabilities self-help health and wellbeing equipment, a symptom checker powered through Artificial Intelligence, and different value-added services. The Pulse app will launch in 11 markets throughout Asia and can be downloaded without spending a dime.
MyDoc offers sufferers a video consultation with a physician via Pulse, in addition to the option to e-book a face-to-face appointment. Electronic prescriptions, medication shipping, digital medical certificates, and on-line records will be supplied in decided on markets as an additional provider.
MyDoc’s panel of medical doctors and pharmacy partners are all decided on the use of stringent standards. The consulting docs are required to have as a minimum three years of personal exercise experience, extra clinical and product training, and need to pass check consultations previous to certification.
Mr. Nic Nicandrou, Chief Executive of Prudential Corporation Asia, stated, “Prudential’s partnership with MyDoc is in line with our dedication to make healthcare less costly and accessible to all. MyDoc’s telemedicine services could be a part of the overall cycle of healthcare and well-being offerings on Pulse, from well-being tracking and symptom checking to online consultations and sickness prevention.
“By combining revolutionary health generation and the ease of telemedicine, MyDoc and Prudential are helping to empower purchasers to take control of their health, every time, anywhere. Prudential will keep conveying the excellent fitness and wellbeing services to Pulse, in tandem with our local and local companions.”
Dr. Snehal Patel, CEO, and co-Founder of MyDoc said, “We are honored and excited to be providing pioneering support to Prudential. As the chief in virtual health innovations with over seven years of revel in across Southeast Asia, MyDoc is uniquely positioned to deliver this critical regional multi-year initiative to Prudential.
“As part of this groundbreaking challenge, MyDoc will help force progressed first-rate and better value healthcare across the location. We look ahead to working with Prudential to improve the lives in their clients and over 600 million human beings in Southeast Asia.”
Access to physicians remains a task for lots of communities throughout Asia. According to World Health Organisation facts, Southeast Asia has fewer physicians on average, at 6 for every 10,000 people, in comparison to developed economies inclusive of Germany, which has 37.
With extra than 2.8 billion humans or sixty-seven % of Asia’s population owning cell phones, there’s a possibility for groups to take manipulate of their very own lives and their very own fitness through virtual healthcare. Using the virtual offerings supplied by way of Pulse and MyDoc, hospital treatment, fitness tracking, and fitness management could be at peoples’ fingertips.