Leading healthcare provider, Bupa and Babylon, Britain’s pioneering digital healthcare provider have extended their agreement to offer a range of AI-powered health services to all corporate businesses. This includes access to doctors within minutes, directly from any phone or computer.
The Babylon app gives businesses, and their employees around-the-clock access to health advice for them and their families, giving them reassurance at the touch of a button. From this month it is available to all corporate* businesses across the UK, through Bupa insurance.
Mark Allan, Commercial Director, Bupa UK Insurance said: “Working with Babylon, we’re able to give corporate businesses access to 24/7 virtual health services. We often hear that time is a barrier to looking after our health, which is why we’re investing in digital solutions that are convenient and quick to access through an app.
We share Babylon’s mission to make healthcare more accessible which is why it’s important we utilise the latest in digital health to help our customers lead healthy lives and offer assurance when they need it.”
The extensive offer from Babylon includes:
- Call or video call a GP within minutes
- Unlimited GP Consultations available 24/7 - 365 days a year
- Employee and family access
- Access to (Artificial Intelligence-powered) Clinical Triage service
- Health information available for all ages
- Prescription writing with a delivery or collection service
- Sync with wearable technology
- Open referrals via Bupa Member Services
Dr Ali Parsa, Babylon’s Founder and CEO, said of today’s announcement: “Now that we know what works for employees and how much impact it can have for employers – we can expand to help even more companies thrive in increasingly challenging times. Imagine how much more productive the world will be when every employee is free from the fear of limited access to healthcare. This fear impacts families daily and we are humbled to find a partner with so much expertise and experience. We are thankful to Bupa and look forward to continued success and innovation.”
Since announcing a partnership back in 2015, Bupa and Babylon have had consistent positive customer feedback. Working together, they have focused on maximising the impact digital health services can have when deployed within corporate environments.
Following the widespread launch to corporate businesses, Bupa will be looking to extend this proposition across its broader customer base.