Android Users Able to Instantly Book Doctor Appointments from their Phone
NEW YORK, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZocDoc, a free online service for patients to instantly book doctor appointments, today introduced a mobile application specifically for Android™ users. The free ZocDoc App for Android offers users the ability to find local doctors and book appointments instantly from their phone. Additional features include:
- Search for doctors by specialty, insurance plan and current location, using Android geo-location technology to find the nearest doctor
- Browse doctor search results, including doctor photos, credentials, descriptions and verified reviews written by patients
- View doctors' calendars in real time and book an appointment instantly while on the go
"Patients look to ZocDoc for instant access to doctors no matter when or where they need an appointment," said Cyrus Massoumi, ZocDoc CEO and co-founder. "Android users can now make an appointment with a doctor anytime, anywhere - whether they're traveling in a new city, or simply too sick to get out of bed."
The ZocDoc App for Android allows users to instantly find and book one of the 4.9 million available appointments in major metropolitan areas including New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia and Atlanta. ZocDoc offers appointments with primary care doctors and specialists, including dermatologists, OBGYNs, dentists, pediatricians and many more.
The ZocDoc App for Android is available for free in the Android Market™ or by visiting zocdoc.com/mobile-apps.
ZocDoc, founded in 2007, is improving access to healthcare by enabling patients to search for doctors, sort by location and insurance accepted, read verified reviews, and instantly book an appointment online or via the free ZocDoc App for iPhone and Android. There are more than 4.9 million medical appointments available on ZocDoc. More than 700,000 people use ZocDoc to find a doctor or dentist each month.