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Medical information services and health measurement kits and devices provided by Medigoo help people make knowledgeable decisions about their health. When you fall sick, you probably don’t rush. Medical information services and health measurement kits and devices provided by Medigoo help people make decisions about their health.
When you fall sick, you probably don’t rush to the hospital right away. You first go online and carry out your own research to understand what’s going on with your health. Medigoo saves you time by providing articles that give extensive information about given health conditions.
The service is easy to use: you type in your symptoms in the search box and get the articles matching your request. At the moment, Medigoo website has over 2,000 articles written by medical doctors. It took the firm around 3.5 years to compile the database.
The company aims to offer the whole package in one go. For example, if you get an allergic reaction, Medigoo provides information on different types of allergies and how to treat them and offers a test to check if you are allergic to a particular substance.
Medigoo’s online service went live in November 2015. Since then the company has been selling tests to retailers and direct to consumers. If they succeed in scaling up, their estimate is 4 billion euros revenue in 10 years’ time. This shows that the company has great potential, but tough competition. New York based SymCat provides symptom checking solutions calculating symptom-disease frequencies from half a million patient records.