Babylon Health is a telemedicine app that allows you to perform online consultations with doctors directly from the comfort of your home, sidestepping annoying issues such as scheduling, travel, long waits in doctor offices and more.
Babylon Health service serves as a portal that can connect you with a wide array of medical professionals directly on your smartphone or tablet. After the schedule is created and consultation session is started, you can get answers to your medical questions directly from licensed doctors and physicians, get prescriptions, and more.
This service can be linked and accessed from within Samsung’s popular S Health app.
Basic Babylon service is free. It consists from free text chat with medical professionals, health monitoring tools and more.
Premium payment plans and fees for online consultations:
Babylon Health employs only the best and licensed doctors from the United Kingdom. Their screening process allows only 1 in 100 doctors to pass their tough hiring process.
With Babylon Health you can instantly get a direct consultation regarding common medical issues for children: Fever, Cold/Cough, Nosebleed, Insect Bites, Diarrhea/Vomiting, Rash, Asthma, Lice, Ingestion of poisonous substances, Sore Throat, Learning and emotional problems, Sight, speech and hearing difficulties, Influenza
And of course many more common medical issues in adults, such as: Travel Medicine, Diabetes, Back Pain, Thyroid Disorders, Sports Injuries,Depression, Nausea, Chest or Upper Respiratory Infection, Heartburn , Allergies, Fungal infections, Eczema, Colds and Flu, Digestive Disorders, Urinary Tract Infection, Repeat Prescriptions
-Security features supported by Babylon Health:
-Encrypted storage of user Clinical Records (primary care information, secondary care information, medication information and diagnostic information, recordings of private consultations, and more)
-Automatic log-out function after 30 minutes of inactivity
-Password-protected access to Clinical Records
-Secure protection of payment information
iOS, Android and web browser
The app is accessible worldwide, but Babylon Health hand picked doctors are operating only from within UK and Ireland. Babylon specialists are not currently available in Ireland, but referrals can be scheduled from within the app.