Apollo ties up with Microsoft for healthcare access, solutions

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With fears of a third wave of Covid-19 looming, organisations have been on the lookout for digital healthcare solutions

The Enterprise Solution enables a user to consult an Apollo Doctor within 15 minutes of requesting a consult; order medicines from the wide network of Apollo Pharmacies; and request for sample collection from home for prescribed diagnostic tests within Microsoft Teams itself. — DC Image

Hyderabad: Apollo Hospitals, with Microsoft India, has created an enterprise solution that provides employees of companies with a holistic health and wellness solution. The programme within the Microsoft work suite, has been tested in a pilot mode by 5,000 Microsoft India employees for three months.

With fears of a third wave of Covid-19 looming, organisations have been on the lookout for digital healthcare solutions to support their employees and families. With Apollo 24/7-Microsoft Teams, employees can access Apollo’s various services round the clock. Users can teleconsult with doctors, book vaccine shots, order medicines, send samples for diagnostic tests, along with having electronic health records, and wellness programmes at the click of a button, according to Apollo 24/7’s chief technology officer Madhu Arvind. 

The Enterprise Solution enables a user to consult an Apollo Doctor within 15 minutes of requesting a consult; order medicines from the wide network of Apollo Pharmacies; and request for sample collection from home for prescribed diagnostic tests within Microsoft Teams itself.

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