We have added some features and popular keywords to ensure that the interaction does not see non-human,” said Anjali Hegde, CEO, Ansible India.She further added, “The Rex Bot has generated a fair amount of interest in the RB global system.
It was hoped that this could free up GP time by reassuring patients when their symptoms don’t need medical intervention and directing them to a pharmacist or on how to self-care.
The app has already been trialled in parts of the capital as a possible alternative to the NHS 111 telephone service, where patients explain their symptoms to a call handler who directs them to the best service.
Babylon is one of a growing number of digital health start-ups offering a private GP service.
It offers consultation via video and chat features for a monthly subscription.
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