Patients can search nearby medical facilities in smart phones

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health announced that it has launched an application software to make it easier for patients to search for medical facility locations in their smartphones.
Deputy Director of the Department of Health Professor Tang Chi Thuong said that in the experimenting time, information of medical clinics will be supplemented. It is scheduled English version will be introduced in early 2020 to help foreign patients look for the information of medical institutions.
People can get Android and IOS apps and digital content from the Google Play and the App Store.
In the experimenting time, public and private medical facilities and doctor’s private facilities with good quality will be added in the software.
Users just type their symptoms and disease, the software will give them a list of nearby medical facilities with comments of other patients in order to help patients to select the most proper ones.
After filling their personal information, patients can receive information of present disease in the city and supervision results of clinics in addition to writing their comments on medical facilities, their satisfaction and dissatisfaction of the clinics.
The application software has been piloted from now to December.

By THANH AN – Translated by ANH QUAN

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