HealthTap

PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 30, 2013) - HealthTap, the company leading the mobile revolution in healthcare, today unveiled TalkToDocs. This unique new app makes the knowledge of 50,000+ doctors available immediately anytime, anywhere. Using the simple, voice-activated interface of the new TalkToDocs app, anyone who needs health information can simply speak their health- and wellness-related questions and receive instantaneous, personalized responses from qualified doctors, at no cost.

TalkToDocs is:

  • Voice-controlled: No need to type and view text on a small screen (text and pictures are also available on demand).
  • Instantaneous: TalkToDocs provides people with immediate expertise and immediate relief.
  • Trustworthy: TalkToDocs offers personalized answers to every health question, created exclusively by U.S.-licensed doctors in good standing.

TalkToDocs is the first project launched out of HealthTap Labs. Based on insights from the millions who have already used the ultra-popular HealthTap app, computer and data scientists at HealthTap Labs combined artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and advanced voice recognition technologies to create the new app.

“TalkToDocs not only understands the health topic presented in a spoken question, it also determines and reads back the best doctor answers for the person who asked it,” said Geoffrey Rutledge, MD, PhD, HealthTap’s chief medical and data officer. “Having served more than 1 billion doctor answers to people in need everywhere, we have created and organized the world’s most extensive knowledgebase of user questions matched to answers from trusted doctors. Using data science and advanced semantic technology, we’ve built an app that everyone, young or old, healthy or ill, should have on their phone — for a time of need.”

About HealthTap
HealthTap is the best way to connect with the most trusted health information and doctors. With top-rated web and mobile apps, HealthTap offers immediate and free access to personalized, reliable, and trusted health answers and tips from a network of over 50,000 U.S.-licensed doctors. Sign up today and download HealthTap’s free apps for iPhone, iPad or Android at www.healthtap.com.

For even faster, easier access to the full HealthTap knowledgebase, download TalkToDocs at healthtap.com/talktodocs_android orhealthtap.com/talktodocs_ios.

Original Release: Market Wired

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