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Healthcare MyMedicNow takes a unique approach of connecting patients with the right doctors by allowing patients to search by symptoms or medical conditions. The NEW app aims to help patients search for medical conditions and find related local healthcare providers; quickly and efficiently. The app is currently available on iOS, Android and via a web portal. “From life-saving medications to cutting-edge treatments, the healthcare industry thrives on constant innovation. However, the biggest recent breakthrough in healthcare is the smart phone and its apps. They say there’s an app for everything, but the best ones are the apps that’ll get you out of a bind when emergency strikes. MyMedicNow is abound with convenient solutions that not only help improve people’s lives, but also helps make informed choices easier and faster while ensuring doctors and hospitals are better connected to patients,” said Dhaval Desai, CEO of MyMedicNow. It has been noted that two-thirds of the world’s population has a mobile connection, and thanks to the growing mobile health 16 September 2017 (mHealth) industry — a blanket term for the apps, services and devices found at the intersection of medicine and mobile technology —people are using their phones to manage their health in ever more innovative ways. The same report by Research2Guidance Annual mHealth - 2016 stated that almost 100,000 health-related apps have been added