The New GetSkinHelp App is Coming Soon!
A few months after launching the web platform, Canadians will soon be able to download the GetSkinHelp app featuring its ground-breaking and patent-pending Artificial Intelligence (AI) to screen for skin diseases.
Just like how the GetSkinHelp web platform is completely free, the app, the AI, and the virtual appointments with licensed doctors will also be free!
How it works
Canadians who download the GetSkinHealth app and take pictures of their skin condition will get a pixel-by-pixel AI analysis that will look for the presence of skin diseases. The AI will also offer the user the option to schedule an appointment with a skin specialist and hold virtual consultations right through the app.
This service is specifically geared to offer Canadians prompt and reliable skin disease management right on their phone. It will be particularly valuable for the at-risk population; those who live in either remote or under-serviced regions; and individuals who may have difficulty travelling to a physician’s office.
“The coronavirus has made getting medical attention harder than ever,” says Keith Loo, Co-Founder and CEO of Skinopathy Inc. “With GetSkinHelp people now have access to a powerful tool that is able to triage the severity of their skin condition.”
The GetSkinHelp app AI mobile interface
- Basal cell carcinoma
- Squamous cell carcinoma
- Dysplastic nevus
- Vascular lesions
- Nevus (mole)
GetSkinHelp is completely embedded with provincial health plans (except Quebec which lacks a reciprocity agreement), meaning there are no out-of-pocket fees for the user.
What makes the GetSkinHelp app unique is that it performs a preliminary screening of potential skin diseases and then gives the user the opportunity to immediately schedule a virtual appointment with a specialist within days, sometimes even hours.
During that virtual appointment, the patient and physician discuss the severity of the skin condition and decide on next steps, which may include an in-person visit to run tests or get a biopsy.
The GetSkinHelp app will be available for free on Android and Apple later in May 2021. Sign-up today to be notified when the app becomes available!
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