$25 Million in Series A Funding
On January 13, 2016 Babylon Health , a UK-based digital healthcare startup received $25 million in series A funding.The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow operations and expand globally. Led by Ali Parsa, Founder and CEO, Babylon delivers healthcare via mobile phone. Available in the UK and recently launched in Ireland, the platform allows people to consult with a doctor or therapist and get medical advice. It features video or phone consultations with qualified doctors within minutes, specialist and therapist appointment tools, the possibility to text health-related questions to a doctor for free, functionalities to monitor health by tracking daily activities and key body functions.
About Babylon Health
Babylon delivers high quality healthcare via your mobile phone. Babylon employs only the very best doctors and provides them with rigorous industry-leading training. During video visits doctors listen and look carefully to diagnose you or your family member and then write prescriptions or refer you to a specialist if required. Patients rate each visit to ensure quality. Their mission is the total re-invention of healthcare. They believe technology can be used to give everyone, everywhere, affordable quality medical care.
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