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Prudential, MyDoc to launch online doctor consultations, telemedicine services to Asian consumers

HONG KONG, CHINA - 5 August 2019 - Prudential Corporation Asia ("Prudential") today announced it will partner with telemedicine provider MyDoc to offer consumers access to value-added health services on their mobile phones, including doctor consultations, electronic prescriptions and electronic medical certificates. Prudential is a leading life insurer and asset manager in Asia with over 15 million customers and £151 billion in assets under management. Singapore-based MyDoc, founded in 2012, is a leading digital healthcare provider in Asia. MyDoc's services will be integrated into Pulse by Prudential, the first app of its kind in the region offering holistic health management to users. Pulse features self-help health and wellness tools, a symptom checker powered by Artificial Intelligence, and other value-added services. The Pulse app will launch in 11 markets across Asia, and can be downloaded for free. MyDoc offers patients a video consultation with a doctor through Pulse…

MyDoc Tuesday Tips: Tips to turn supermarket shopping spree into a healthier journey

Are you fed up of constantly make rash food choices that take a toll on your health and wellbeing?  Here is a guide on ways to break your old grocery shopping habits for a healthier lifestyle.
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A trip to the market or supermarket can be a great opportunity to fill up your pantry with nutritious and healthy foods, but they can take a turn for the worse when you select non-nutritious choices. To have a successful shopping trip, follow these steps:
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1. Eat a meal before your marketing trip. 
We tend to make poor food choices on an empty stomach. Do your grocery shopping after main meals or have a snack beforehand.
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2. Create a shopping list prior to your trip and stick to it
This will create a disciplined approach for your shopping spree and prevents you from making poor food choices.
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3. Fill your basket with fresh fruits and vegetables. 
Get a good variety by c…

Corporate healthcare screening packages can be inefficient. Here’s why (and how you can improve it)

There’s a famous phrase - it’s cheaper to die than to fall sick in Singapore.

Healthcare is expensive - and we’re not just talking about medical costs for patients or the ever-increasing premium for medical insurance. We are talking about the cost to business owners.
Every year employers spend a significant amount on corporate health screening packages, but how many of your employees actually understand the full benefits they are entitled to? How much of the services that you are paying for is actually being used? 
In fact, this is a common scenario: an employee would go for a company-mandated health screening. The results are then posted online or emailed to said employee. They read it, understood nothing from it, and the report just sits there collecting virtual dust. 
End of story. 
Right now, the common practice in Singapore is to subscribe into a corporate medical package available from the many private medical providers, and none of them can agree on standard pricing or the numb…

Singapore's MyDoc, UK's Synergix Health to jointly offer telemedicine services across Europe and Asia

SINGAPORE telemedicine provider MyDoc is teaming up with UK digital healthcare firm Synergix Health to jointly provide telemedicine services across Europe and Asia, the companies announced on Monday. Synergix and MyDoc will provide online and in-person medical advice to a combined user base of close to 500 corporate clients, through the integration of their digital platforms and patient networks. Users will be able to access the services round-the-clock, in several languages including English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bahasa and Hindi. “Through this partnership, patients will be able to experience coordinated management of their health conditions, order repeat prescriptions, and connect to licensed clinicians through telemedicine services, all with zero interruption of service across Europe and Asia,” said Vas Metupalle, co-founder of MyDoc, in a media statement. Bayju Thakar, co-founder of Synergix, added that his company was thrilled to share its expertise in providing seamless access …

MyDoc and Homage team up to make it affordable to put a doctor and a nurse in every home and office

MyDoc and UST Global Establish Joint Venture to Provide More Accessible and Affordable Healthcare for Millions of Working Professionals in India

Singapore-based MyDoc announce partnership with UST Global to increase access to healthcare, optimise healthcare costs, and improve quality and coverage of medical treatment in India. It also looks to reduce the discrepancy in quality and coverage of medical treatment in India.This partnership is the first of its kind in India; it will leverage technology to simplify how healthcare delivery is organised, measured and reimbursed. 
Bengaluru and Mumbai, India, and Singapore - 29 January 2019 – MyDoc, Asia’s most established value-based digital managed care platform, has formed a joint venture (JV) to cut health costs for millions of working professionals in India. The MyDoc-UST Global JV is aimed at helping people stay out of hospitals and stay well for longer. The unique partnership combines MyDoc’s best practices, battle tested in one of the world’s most advanced healthcare systems, with one of India’s largest technology solutions provider to deliver healthcare services at scale to th…