MapmyIndia, Visit collaborate to launch Swastha Bharat m-health platform

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Apr 17 (ANI): MapmyIndia, a premium-quality digital maps, global positioning system (GPS) navigation, tracking, location-based apps and geographic information system (GIS) solutions provided and VISIT, a facilitator of pre-primary healthcare partnered to help the government launch 'Swastha Bharat' m-health app for smart cities, tier II towns and villages Powered by MapmyIndia's state-of-the-art mapping technologies and VISIT's Artificial Intelligence-enabled telemedicine platform, the app allows citizens to access emergency ambulance services, find nearby hospitals, clinics, labs, pharmacy outlets and consult doctors and specialists over the phone. "Citizens should be able to access primary health services round the clock, anywhere in the country. Our GPS technology and mapping data enables one-tap ambulance requests, thus helping the government build emergency response infrastructure for cities, towns and villages. Users can also lookup nearest health centers, fix doctor appointments and order medicines from nearby pharmacies," said Rohan Verma, Director and CTO, MapmyIndia. The app also solves health queries by providing instant health answers to all the citizens through a chat-based health assistant. The live chat service is developed by VISIT and backed by India's top doctors who constantly review the information provided to the citizens. The assistant can also help users in diagnosing health issues; provide instant suggestions and home remedies. Users also get health recommendations about the most chatted issues by people based on the user's demographic data and past history to help them avoid any possible health concerns. The chat assistant can also provide information on local epidemics and necessary preventive steps to be taken. (ANI)