Samsung Galaxy S8 to get video doctor appointments
According to reports, a notable update to Samsung’s S Health app will bring “deep integration” of services such as Amwell and WebMD. It may also allow you to make video appointments with a doctor 24/7.
- Fariha Khan
- January 17, 2017
While we don’t really know the details yet, this update does seem to be a real big one. By means of the integration of services like WebMD and Amwell you will be able to do a number of things such as searching disease, symptoms and drugs in a fast way. But reports also indicate that the new version of the app will enable you to schedule online doctor visits. You will be able to schedule video appointments night and see a list of pharmacies in your area as well.
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In addition, you’ll be able to store and view critical information as well such as your photos, symptoms, and drug prescriptions, related to your appointments for easy access. The update will also give you the ability to rate and pay your medical expert via the app. Not only this, it will take into consideration your health insurance. Moreover, you will be able to dial 911 from S Health in case of an emergency, fast and easy.
It is indeed a remarkable step forward in Samsung’s attempts to race with other health app offerings such as Google Fit and Apple Health. It is expected that we’ll see these features rolling out together with the launch of the company’s upcoming flagship Samsung Galaxy S8.
Samsung Galaxy S8 will probably get its official announcement in April at NYC event. The device is expected to be switching to LG-made batteries. A number of rumors indicate that it will drop physical keys with Galaxy S8, and feature sleek bezels & 3D touch-like features. ‘Bixby’, Samsung’s virtual assistant may be a vital aspect of the device as well.