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Qatar-based Meddy Introduces Telemedicine Service for Patients [ 2021 ]

The rise in the COVID – 19 cases has created a risk of spreading the pandemic disease, due to which patients are avoiding visiting hospitals. 

To avoid the risk of novel coronavirus transmission — the largest doctor appointment booking system has introduced telemedicine solutions. During such pandemic, if anybody intends to consult a doctor regarding any health concern, one can easily get virtual consultation from their homes. 

On the other side, doctors too can make themselves comfortable and risk-free from the virus and can provide the virtual medication with ease.

If we talk about MEDDY — the appointment booking platform has over about 60 doctors with more than 15 different specializations, holding experience in pronouncing 12 different languages in Qatar. Due to this, patients have multiple telemedicine options to choose as per their needs.  

To book and receive an appointment with a doctor, patients do not have to wait for long. They only need a good internet connection to access the telemedicine service, and even they can reschedule their appointments if required. 

With a good internet connection, patients and doctors connect easily with crystal clear audio and HD video. This ensures clear identification of diagnosis and prescription required. 

With the online treatment solution, Meddy makes sure to keep patient’s privacy as prior. 

In addition, Meddy has maintained the patient’s confidentiality norms along with top-notch security that also keeps doctors secured. It uses a peer-to-peer connection, which is a secure line that encrypts all video calls and information without storing patient’s data. 

That said, the Meddy telemedicine tool is HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliant, and is in sync with all regional and international guidelines, making it the safest platform for patients. 

To access the Meddy, there is no requirement of any installation of additional software, as it’s an end-to-end software for clinics.  

From scheduling an appointment to receiving to accessing the consultation, the overall care platform is just faster and easier. 

The patient has to visit the website and opt for a doctor offering teleconsultation. The patient then has to upload his/her Qatari ID and insurance, make an online payment. Then both the doctor and patient will receive an SMS link for a call 10 minutes prior to the online consultation. 

All in all, in the age of social distancing, Meddy’s telemedicine is a revolution for both patient’s wellbeing and the healthcare community in this pandemic era. Meddy currently operates in Qatar and UAE, and holds an objective to expand to the rest of the GCC in the near future.  

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