LaFiya Telehealth and Tyto Care teams -up  to advance telemedicine in Nigeria.

April 15, 2022 0 By Admin
LaFiya Telehealth and TytoCare have partnered to accelerate the depth of clinical care given through telemedicine in the Country.
According to them the partnership brings an integration of their services to enable remote examinations with live streaming, information from TytoCare Home kits and consequently allow for a more precise and detailed prognosis and early diagnosis.
John Enoh, Founder, LaFiya Telehealth said: “As COVID-19 wages war, and more patients and providers adopt telehealth and telemedicine,it’s critical that we accelerate the depth of care that can be provided at hometo keep patients and medical professionals safe in Nigeria and around the world. We are excited to partner with TytoCare to treat patients remotely with in-depth, physical examinations during video visits.”

LaFiya Telehealth is currently integrated to 10 hospitals for referrals, over 10 medical lab centers, 1,500 pharmacy stores across Nigeria with an option for prescribed medication home delivery or pickup at any of the pharmacy store closer to the patients.

Enoh added that the latest exclusive integrations and newly designed workflows will allow healthcare providers to clinically come closer than ever before to patients during telehealth encounters, allowing them to see, interact, examine and deliver care in ways that growingly replicate in-person care.

“By pairing the TytoHome handheld examination device with LaFiya Telehealth’s platform, healthcare solutions will be brought closer to consumers to provide the best home examination and diagnosis solutions. This will further revolutionize primary healthcare in Nigeria, as we contribute to improving health outcomes and experiences for both patients and clinicians,”said Dedi Gilad, CEO & Co-Founder, Tyto Care.

Apparently,this level of care is beyond what is offered through video consultations, and improves access and the quality of healthcare provided.As it specified Patients and consumers will have access to digital prescriptions, drug delivery services, medical examinations and access to over 600 board certified medical doctors and specialists from Nigeria and abroad.
The telemedicine services will be available 24/7 and they will include prescription and referral services as needed and as provided by LaFiya Telehealth. Tyto Care will enable patients to examine and diagnose themselves using their Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered TytoHome handheld examination device. The device will provide a better understanding of patient’s conditions, need for treatment and the urgency to see a clinician, as well as help clinician’s better triage on patients.

TytoCare’s FDA-cleared handheld examination kit will enable users to perform comprehensive physical exams of the heart, skin, ears, throat, abdomen, and lungs, and measure heart rate and body temperature etc