Google has stated in its official blog post that virtual healthcare options will appear in Google Search and Google Maps.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting the world. Lockdown to be resort to avoid this virus. Although the loss in this situation belongs to everyone, but patients are facing a lot of difficulties during this period. Health care providers have stopped seeing patients. Since the introduction of this virus, virtual care and telehealth have increased significantly. In such a situation, health consultants have reduced the burden of doctors through phone or video conferencing. Google has also taken an initiative. The users will be given information about local healthcare providers.
Google has stated in its official blog post that virtual healthcare options will appear in Google Search and Google Maps. The company said that to help connect people and healthcare providers together, the company is providing high-quality and official information. Soon the company will introduce two new features in Google Search and Google Maps that will help users to connect with virtual healthcare options. It can be a doctor, hospital and telehealth platform.
The company also said that doctors, hospitals and mental health professionals can provide virtual care through their business profile. This will allow people to find a provider near them. Also, you will be able to see online care links through Google Search and Google Maps. Clicking on this link will take people to the virtual healthcare website of that provider. Here they will get information.
Google says it is starting as a pilot project in the US. With this, the company will be able to give people information about virtual care platforms in a comprehensive manner so that people can easily visit virtual care websites.