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DOC.ua launches online testing of COVID-19 symptoms

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A new service has been developed by the medical online hub DOC.ua with an expert support of Quarter Partners as investor and Middleware as technological partner.

The online test of COVID-19 symptoms is free and created for self-identification of potential risks to contract the new virus. The express test is available for users of Telegram, Viber or on DOC.ua website. The test takes 1 or 2 minutes. Based on the test results you learn what risk group your current health status can be attributed to: satisfactory, suspected acute respiratory viral infection or coronavirus. The chat bot will suggest you what to do and whom you should contact.

A user needs to answer simple questions about his/her health condition, contacts with sick persons and recent trips. The test has been prepared on the basis of the current recommendations of the World Health Organization for health care professionals for initial survey of patients potentially infected with COVID-19.

Based on the test results, you learn what risk group your current health status can be attributed to: satisfactory, suspected acute respiratory viral infection or coronavirus. The chat bot will suggest you what to do and whom you should contact.

Test results are for information only and cannot be treated as a medical diagnosis. If any disease symptoms are found, we suggest: in a severe condition, to call an ambulance; in a moderate or mild condition, to consult your family doctor or general practitioner online or to arrange an appointment.

The medical expert system for COVID-19 testing is created based on the Deepmemo Rules Engine platform of Middleware and integrated into the Doc.ua digital ecosystem by using Corezoid Process Engine.

“Where the best, DOC.ua, Quarter Partners and Middleware, combine their efforts to help people, an excellent convenient product emerges, – Serhii Kazantsev, founder of DOC.ua, said. – This test will help a user not to panic or speculate on his/her symptoms, but quickly and safely get structured information.”

“By using Middleware solutions, we as investors are intending to accelerate the development of the DOC.ua medical platform, – Nikolay Shapovalov, managing partner of the investment company Quarter Partners, said. – We also see a great potential in the development of expert systems helping medical doctors and patients to preliminary analyze their health status. COVID-19 bot is an example of such system. By using it, the user can get recommendations and, which is not less important, a high quality medical service on the DOC.ua platform. Such approach ensures a conceptually new level of the customer experience in medicine. We believe that it is the thing of the future.”

DOC.ua (member of EFI GROUP) is a medical online hub founded in 2014. It is a convenient medicine: audio consultations, calling a doctor home, delivery of medicinal products and safe visit to a clinic. Current database of DOC.ua includes over 10 thousand medical doctors, over 1.5 thousand healthcare facilities all over Ukraine and leading labs. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Quarter Partners (investor of DOC.ua) is a company investing into businesses with a high grow potential for their development and subsequent sale to strategic investors. Its founder is a Ukrainian investor Andrey Ivanov. The existing investment portfolio includes DOC.ua medical hub, Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport, UDP developer company and renewable energy business UDP Renewables, Biopharma pharmaceutical company, RTM-Ukraine outdoor advertising operator, and several venture projects in Ukraine and abroad. The aggregate investment amount into existing projects is about $520 mln.

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