Online doctor visits offer convenience & lower costs

Doctor2Go TeamOnline Doctor, Online GP

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

Doctor2Go teams up with Westshore Pharmacy to offer in-store GP consultations.

Doctor2Go TeamDigital Healthcare, Doctor2Go News, Uncategorized

Doctor2Go and Westshore Pharmacy have teamed up to address some of the major concerns around ease of access to primary care. According to information from Figure.NZ based on Ministry of Health nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men in the Hawkes Bay were unable to get an appointment at their medical centre within 24 hours. Samantha, the … Read More

Half of your sick leave costs are for mental health.

Doctor2Go TeamWorkplace Health

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

Doctor2Go TeamDigital Healthcare, Healthcare Technology

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

Doctor2Go TeamEmployment Brand, Wellness Programme ROI, Workplace Health, Workplace Wellness

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

Doctor2Go TeamArtificial intelligence, Digital Healthcare, Healthcare Technology, Mobile Health

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

Doctor2Go TeamDoctor2Go News, Employment Brand, HR Innovation, Workplace Health

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

Where can you find the HR innovators in New Zealand?

Doctor2Go TeamDoctor2Go News

When it comes to innovation, corporations in New Zealand are on notice. The pace of change is hard to fathom, and large companies create an image remnant of a massive ocean liner, helpless without the assistance of an agile tug-boat to help it pivot when things get tight. When Doctor2Go first last pivoted to offering corporate wellness services we started … Read More

What new ideas are you implementing after the Southern Cross Wellness Now Conference

Doctor2Go TeamDoctor2Go News, Workplace Health

If your business is Southern Cross customer and you attended the Wellbeing Nov 2017 conference at Sky City in November, then you’ve heard of Doctor2Go. This is because one of our co-founders came third place on the erg kayaking competition where you were invited to challenge Lisa Carrington’s time. We’re a passionate bunch at Doctor2Go and always willing to give … Read More