Medina: Saudi Minister of Health, Fahd Al-Jalajel, launched the Holo-Doctor service, for pilgrims attending this year’s Hajj season, via Madinah Int airport.
The service, which offers state-of-the-art technology was made possible through cooperation with the Saudi Telecom Company STC, allowing patients to be diagnosed by doctors from Seha Virtual Hospital SVH in the capital, Riyadh.
Al-Jalajel stated that several services have been linked within this initiative provided by SVH in cooperation with hospitals in Makkah, Madinah, and the Holy Sites. Aiming to provide real-time consultations from a virtual team working 24-7 within 3 main specialities: strokes, intensive care, and radiology.
This technology allows the patient to stand in front of the device at the airport and be seen immediately by a doctor hundreds of miles away. Direct 2-way interactions allow the physician to view and analyze all the patient’s vital signs to provide him or her with needed consultation and medication. Hologram Doctor Madinah Airport Hologram Doctor Madinah Airport
Saudi Health also provides immediate medical consultation services by calling the toll-free number 937, or by entering the SEHATY app.
Sehaty is provided by the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia, in line with its vision to increase access to care, improve standards of healthcare and increase health awareness in the community.
It is the unified application of the Ministry of Health (MOH). It provides several health services for individuals to review their health data, and to achieve an integrated health strategy leading to a vibrant and healthy society.
The app provides users in the Kingdom with a wide range of health services to facilitate the provision of integrated healthcare to individuals. The services include:
Healthcare steps, through:
- Immediate Consultations.
- Booking and reviewing appointments.
- Virtual appointments.