For the first time in Turkey, an eye hospital is giving patients instant online access to personalised advice and information. With World Eye Center’s chat service, it’s possible to connect to its corporate website at any time of day or night and click on “CHAT NOW” to ask questions about eye health.
Why it matters
Online services are increasingly replicating the human relationship reserved for face-to-face contact, but with the benefit of 24/7 access. Is the health industry another industry where online personal assistance will start rivalling the traditional service touch points?
Withings is an intelligent scale that connects to WiFi. It not only calculates your weight, fat, muscle and BMI, it also charts your variations and connects to your computer or smartphone.
Sankara Eye Institutions are an inspiring healthcare model which combines technology with local training and innovative practices to perform over 500 free eye surgeries a day.
Just 20% of the hospital’s patients are paying patients, but the hospital is still profitable through innovative procedures like conducting 10 simultaneous operations in a single operation theatre.