Mobile Payment Efforts Improve Healthcare Outlook
Mobile payments may make the healthcare ecosystem better for all
Slowly but steadily, the healthcare industry has been increasing its focus on mobile payments by connecting patients’ smartphones with the healthcare environment. Well-designed mobile payment programs can reduce the overall costs of healthcare and streamline medical bills which benefits patients, healthcare providers and insurers. For the healthcare industry, mobile payments may overhaul costs and efficiencies, making the healthcare ecosystem better for all those involved.
Mobile Apps Changing the Face of Healthcare
According to PYMNTS.com, Anthem Inc., a main insurer in the healthcare space, recently launched a payments app called CareSpree. The app is designed to enable consumers to use their smartphones to:
- Schedule and pay for medical visits
- Receive diagnoses
- Text with doctors
- Use a chat function to receive potential medical diagnoses leveraging artificial intelligence
- Connect patients with a doctor through text for follow-up advice
- Enable video doctor visits
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