C Spire, University of Mississippi Medical Center launch C Spire Health app


C Spire, a telecommunications and technology services firm, and University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) have launched a new mobile app called C Spire Health app to advance health care in the US state of Mississippi.

C Spire Health app will provide improved access to quick and reliable health care for people with minor ailments in the state.

The telehealth app can be downloaded by any consumer physically located in the Magnolia State on smartphones run on either Android or iOS platform from the Google Play and Apple App stores.

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The registered consumers can make an appointment and connect through their smartphone for a live video session with a UMMC clinician who can virtually evaluate and prescribe treatments for more than 20 minor medical ailments such as coughs, colds, the flu, and seasonal allergies.

C Spire Health app

C Spire and state medical leaders unveiled a new mobile telehealth app called C Spire Health app. Photo courtesy of C Spire.

Hu Meena – chairman and CEO, C Spire said: “We’re excited about giving consumers more choices to better manage their health care with simple, easy and convenient solutions.

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“Busy families, millennials and people who live in rural areas will greatly benefit from this service.

“For certain ailments, it’s no longer necessary to go to a health care facility.  Now, health care can come to the consumer.”

C Spire has developed the C Spire Health app in collaboration with the Center for Telehealth at UMMC.

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Kevin Cook – CEO, UMMC Health System said: “This will benefit consumers that have few options to access the health care system.

“We are committed to ensuring that patients get the best quality and most timely care possible.”

Remote clinician will direct the people suffering from a serious or chronic health condition to their personal doctor, a primary care physician, specialist or a local hospital emergency room for immediate health care.

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