PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HealthTap, the company reinventing healthcare by connecting millions of people everywhere to the most trusted health information and doctors through its end-to-end Virtual Care platform, remains on the forefront of digital health by creating the very first of its kind consumer healthcare app for Apple Watch.
The groundbreaking HealthTap App for Apple Watch lets you stay in touch with doctors’ answers, tips, and reminders, from a network of more than 68,000 top U.S. doctors, on the go. With an intuitive and interactive interface to manage your health right from your wrist, anytime, and from anywhere in the world, the new HealthTap App for Apple Watch helps you:
- Feel good, on the go, with helpful health content customized to your interests and needs, including answers and tips, from more than 68,000 top U.S. doctors
- Stay on top of your health with actionable, personalized notifications and reminders from doctors, including at-a-glance medication and treatment reminders and appointment alerts for Virtual Consults.
- Get motivated about actively managing your health, and achieve your health goals–with timely, helpful and personalized notifications from trusted doctors and loved ones
With one easy tap you can also ask a question by voice and get free text answers from doctors delivered succinctly right to your Apple Watch. With HealthTap’s app for Apple Watch, you can also quickly log how you're feeling every day so doctors can track your progress, check in with you, and invite you back for follow-up care if need be.
Best of all, with your permission, relevant health data from the Apple Watch is securely integrated with your healthcare experience on HealthTap, so doctors can provide you with better advice, more personalized care, and a customized course of action.
For doctors, HealthTap created a first of its kind doctor app for the Apple Watch. Now, U.S.-licensed doctors in good standing who have been admitted to the HealthTap Medical Expert Network can rate and review medications, guide millions of patients towards the best treatments, and view what other doctors are saying about each treatment quickly and conveniently, all by simply tapping their wrists. Doctors can also get reminders and manage their Virtual Practices for free right from their Apple Watch. They can easily keep track of upcoming appointments and even update their virtual office hours on the go.
HealthTap believes that immediate, ubiquitous access to healthcare and to doctors will transform the industry as well as create a new comprehensive health experience for millions everywhere.
“Apple Watch enables us to deliver an innovative way for users to quickly learn more from trusted doctors, get their instantaneous help, and take guided action to feel good every day,” says Ron Gutman, HealthTap’s founder and CEO. “Having the HealthTap App for the Apple Watch means I get the most relevant, useful, actionable information when I need it most, directly on my wrist. The reminders from loved ones and doctors come with a gentle vibration on my wrist, making them both tangible and personal. I’ve also signed up for daily doctor tips for health topics I care about, making it easy to stay on track to reach my health and wellness goals with once-a-day reminders directly from my watch.”
Sean Mehra, HealthTap’s Head of Product adds, “HealthTap’s products have always focused on providing innovative ways to deliver immediate, trustworthy, and personalized doctor expertise in the most convenient and accessible way for the user. Now, with the Apple Watch, we have lowered those barriers even further by delivering ongoing, personalized, succinct, and actionable expertise from the world's best doctors directly to users when they need it most.”
HealthTap+ has reinvented the way people all over the world take care of their health and well-being, connecting millions everywhere with the most trusted health information and doctors. The company is backed by leading investors like Khosla Ventures, Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, Mayfield Fund, and Mohr Davidow Ventures. With top-rated web and mobile apps, HealthTap+ offers immediate and free access to relevant, reliable, and trusted health answers from a network of more than 68,000 U.S.-licensed doctors. Sign up today and download HealthTap's free apps for iPhone, iPad or Android at healthtap.com.