Google Testing A New Virtual Doctor Feature


Business Insider reports “Google is testing a new search feature that could hook you up with a virtual doctor appointment when you search for symptoms.”

Google released a statement saying, “When you're searching for basic health information — from conditions like insomnia or food poisoning — our goal is to provide you with the most helpful information available. We're trying this new feature to see if it's useful to people.”

The feature would connect doctors to patients and allow them to communicate via video chat. Currently, “all virtual visit costs are covered by Google during the trial period.”

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