GreatCall Offers Nursing Service Access from iPhone
GreatCall today extended its LiveNurse service to the Apple iPhone. The LiveNurse service provides phone access to a nurse 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, directly from the iPhone. LiveNurse requires users to download an application and costs $3.99 per month to use. When called, the nurse will ask a few basic questions and follow standard medical protocols to direct the caller to the appropriate care. The service also includes access to an interactive symptom checker and the A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia, which provides descriptions of common medical procedures and treatments, lists of symptoms, warnings, tests, and results. The application and service are available from iTunes starting today.
Google Search to Improve Symptom Search Results
Google plans to change the results shown when people search for symptom-based information. Moving forward Google will show a list of related conditions to symptoms like stuffy nose, cough, or headache.
Apple Releases Apple Music for Android
Apple today published a beta version of Apple Music in the Google Play Store. The app offers owners of Android handsets Apple's monthly music service.
T-Mobile Using Apple Business Chat to Bring Customer Service to iMessage
T-Mobile today said its iPhone customers can use the new Apple Business Chat feature to converse directly with T-Mobile customer service representatives. Apple Business Chat is a tool added via iOS 11.3, which Apple distributed to iOS devices last month.
Facebook Adds Personal Fundraising Tool
Facebook today made it easier for people to raise money to cover a variety of unexpected costs. Facebook is starting with six types of fundraising categories to help cover education expenses, medical costs, pet medical costs, crisis relief from natural disasters, personal emergency relief from house fires or theft, and funeral and loss expenses, such as burials.