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MedTech Company Launches Direct to Consumer Telemedicine App
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The product is initially available to residents of British Columbia.

Premier Health Group Inc. (PHGI:CSE; PHGRF:OTCQB; 6PH:FSE) launched CloudMD, its direct-to-consumer telemedicine app available for free download via Apple iTunes and Google Play, it announced in a news release.

With CloudMD, patients and physicians can have real-time visits through videoconferencing, on evenings and weekends as well as through regular medical office hours. The connection for these appointments, which can be initiated via a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer, occurs within minutes.

The debut of CloudMD is taking place in British Columbia, a province in which the medical services plan covers the cost of video consultations. An electronic chart will be created for each patient, so that the providers can quickly access and understand their past history and current health.

"We are excited to be launching our telemedicine service directly to consumers, enabling quality access to care for patients throughout BC," Premier Health CEO Dr. Essam Hamza said in the release. "Telemedicine prevents lapses in medical care and costly visits to the emergency department enables team-based care across different health care providers and saves travel costs and inconveniences to patients."

"With the latest Coronavirus outbreak, heading to a doctor's office or emergency room not only increases demand on already stretched resources, but also increases your chances of exposure. A telemedicine visit can be used effectively to get timely needed care and to reduce the spread of infection. Being at the forefront of today's dynamic healthcare environment, we are paving the way to connect patients with the care they need when they need it. Dr. Hamza added.

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