Pak’nSave Hastings staff getting health boost

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This article appeared in HAWKE’S BAY TODAY 3rd October and was written by Andrew Ashton. Pak’nSave workers in Hastings will be among the first in the region able to bypass GP waiting lists and consultation fees – all without leaving the supermarket. About 200 staff at Pak’nSave Hastings will next month be eligible to consult a doctor through the Doctor2Go telemedicine programme. … Read More

Consumer telehealth builds rapidly in 2019 as awareness increases.

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We’re excited about the traction the telehealth is getting in New Zealand. It’s been possible to see a doctor online in other countries for quite some time now, but in New Zealand, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the work that we are doing to help you see a GP online. One of our co-founders Matthew Jackson … Read More

Online doctor visits offer convenience & lower costs

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When we meet with people we often ask them if they have ever had an online GP appointment with a New Zealand Doctor; the response is always no.  Click to call services to see a Doctor online in New Zealand have not been set-up by established medical service providers who seem happy to keep the status quo. Some GP’s have been … Read More

Half of your sick leave costs are for mental health.

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Please let’s face facts. We’re all overworked, so when we see statistics showing that nearly half of all people calling in sick are having a “mental health day” how are we doing our very best to reduce occupational stress in New Zealand? Telling your boss you have a mental health issue is hard so why aren’t we taking a closer … Read More

Fit for Duty selects Doctor2Go to offer online sleep apnea consultations for corporates

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The National Sleep Foundation (USA) reports that sleep deprivation, not cancer or coronary illness, now constitutes the number 1 killer in the Western World. It is estimated that 1/3 of New Zealand’s population will suffer from a sleep disorder during their lives while another 1/3 are dangerously sleep deprived. Experts claim that sleepiness is ‘the smoking gun of the modern … Read More

Six things you should know about corporate wellness programmes

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1. There is no one size fits all. Wellbeing programs fall along a spectrum, from clay workshops, yoga and massages to random acts of kindness, mindfulness workshops and Fitbit step count programmes. What’s important is that you’re elevating the role wellness plays in your company culture. Whether your wellness plan is new or established the goal is to continually make … Read More

The ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

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You can’t look anywhere these days without hearing about how Artificial Intelligence is going to change the world we live in. We are all being impacted, from retail and call centre operations to legal practices and the medical field. Though AI MedTech technology is still in its infancy when compared with other health fields, IT technology like telehealth and big … Read More

Project grant for remote blood pressure monitoring

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Doctor2Go is pleased to announce it will receive a Callaghan Innovation Project Grant to help integrate blood pressure monitoring into its telemedicine service. Doctor2Go offers consultations with doctors in different locations, over a secure internet platform, and with the assistance of smart medical diagnostic tools. A new blood pressure monitoring integration will allow doctors to remotely walk their patients through … Read More