Health centre at the doorstep – new digital service ‘Rostelecom.Health’
Rostelecom expands into telemedicine
Moscow, Russia – April 17, 2019 – Rostelecom PJSC (MOEX: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), the largest digital service provider in Russia, today announces its new digital service ‘Rostelecom.Health’ – a mobile application and website for online around-the-clock medical consultation with GPs and specialist doctors, available by appointment. The new service will be pilot tested in partnership with Mobile Medical Technologies (MMT), Russia’s leading software developer for online medical consulting.
Online medical advice will be provided by best experts from Moscow and St. Petersburg health centres, including the Emergency Children’s Surgery and Traumatology Research Institute, St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University, Institute of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, City Clinical Hospital No. 1, Scientific Medical Centre ‘Medbiospectre’, Russian Genetic Testing centre ‘Genotek’ and other.
“Our new service allows our clients to seek expert medical help from a GP or Doctor via an online chat or videocall, anytime and anywhere, this way avoiding travelling and queues. All they need is to have Internet access, apply for a consultation via website or mobile app and they will be assisted within 3 minutes. Individual and family schemes are available within the new platform so to enable users take care of their loved ones if need be”.
Currently, ‘Rostelecom.Health’ offers 3 programmes. The ‘House doctor’ package for individuals and ‘Family doctor’ subscription for up to 3 people are available for 3 and 12 months and include unlimited number of consultations with duty doctors and several sessions with single-discipline professionals. The ‘Personal expert’ package offers in-depth consultation with specialist doctors.
“Our mission is to create friendly environment for interaction between patients and doctors which our comprehensive online medical consultations solution is able to create. Today, more than 80% of requests for this service are made online. A wide range of specialists allows users to get a consultation from niche specialists, get a second opinion or prepare for elective procedures. The strong team brings together 180 highly qualified experienced doctors covering more than 60 disciplines.”
The new ‘Rostelecom.health’ digital service is simple and easy to use online at www.rt.ru/zdorovye or via a mobile app, available on Android and IOS. Comprehensive information about professionals’ education and qualification is provided under the ‘Doctors’ section.
“Rostelecom continues to expand its ecosystem of services and platforms for individuals and families. In offering new digital services, we are supported by leading Russian developers, who bring with them unique expertise and experience. We strongly believe that partnership is a cornerstone of successful business for the years to come. Rostelecom welcomes cooperation and is open to sharing its resources and infrastructure for creating benefit in joint business projects and attracting new clients”.
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Mobile Medical Technologies is the leading Russian project developer in the online consulting field. The company unites software developers and highly qualified specialists who practice in leading national and private health centres in Russia. Through its telemedicine projects, the Company provides clients with around-the-clock consultation with more than 180 GPs, paediatricians and specialist professionals, covering more than 60 disciplines.