Those interested in home medical consultations can use the Docway app, available for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones. The service acts as an Uber for doctor visits, as it allows you to schedule a specialty and receive private care at your home or other preferred location. The tool also offers website and has assistance with vaccine application and exam collection. The app covers over 250 cities in Brazil and can be downloaded for free from the official Google Play and App Store stores.
Those interested in scheduling should inform the symptoms and place of consultation, in addition to choosing the specialty and the professional. In the doctors' profiles, the user can see the photo, check the training, professional experience, evaluations of other patients and the diplomas. You can also check the history of the calls made by the app. The platform is useful as it eliminates queues or other bureaucracy the whole system online.
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Several specialties can be booked by the app or by the website Photo: Reproduo / Adriano
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To make the payment of the service, the application allows operations via credit card and, if necessary, also the request for receipts. The values of each consultation are determined by the doctor himself, according to his expertise and availability. When the user requests a service, the scheduling request is completed after confirmation by the professional.
A highlight of Docway is the flexibility for the user, who can choose their convenient schedule. It is noteworthy that the platform does not have support for emergencies only low complexity frames are accepted. Cold, sinusitis, pneumonia and nausea are some of the scenarios assisted by doctors. The consultation history records appointments and personal data in a confidential manner. Interested parties can create subprofiles for family members.
Meet Docway, an app that promises to be the 'Uber of Medical Appointments' Photo: Divulgao / Docway
Launched in 2015, the tool aims to promote more humanized and personalized consultations, regardless of where the patient is. Docway's approach is in Brazil and the company was recognized for its services in 2017, when it received the national award in the fourth edition of Lderes da Sade, a meeting that recognizes highlights in the health sector.
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