Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s latest plunge into the world of medicine can be the first step in the upcoming telemedicine revolution. Apple and other famous companies are focusing to launch gadgets, gear and software to refine, revamp and improve the role of technology in healthcare sector. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) being the top competitor and leader in the market place has its own ways to grab the market. Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is planning to launch a service using which, doctors and patients will be able to talk to each other remotely on Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Hangouts service. This will be completely innovative and imbibing thing in the field of medical history. Discussing Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s latest step in how it can affect the overall industry, Jack Hough of Barrons and Lenox Hill Hospital Chairman of Urology Dr. David Samadi seemed very positive. They were talking in a program on Fox Business.
Dr Samadi thinks that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s new program of remote prescription on Hangouts service will be beneficial in case of small medical problems like scratches, pains and upset body parts. He thinks that when it comes to complex medical condition like cancer or liver problems, there is no substitute of live medical examination. But Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) can take this step to new levels and the world can make use of yet another milestone in the technology sector.
Samadi said that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s plan seems to be of longer term. He thinks that Google’s new program will not only be a blessing for patients, it will also be a huge facilitation for doctors, who will be able to sit in their offices and assist patients around the world. He also said that Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Hangout medical program will dilute the rush of patients in the hospitals.
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