Samsung, HealthTap partner to bring virtual care to Smart TVs

HealthTap announced a strategic partnership with Samsung to bring virtual healthcare directly to Samsung’s Smart TVs in the U.S.

The strategic partnership brings a telehealth solution to Samsung Smart TV users’ fingertips. HealthTap offers access to healthcare via its mobile and desktop applications, with the new capabilities highlighting a step forward for its platform.

Palo Alto, California-based HealthTap said in a news release that it particularly benefits the senior population, which comprises one of Samsung’s largest purchaser segments. In addition, the company said it aligns with its mission to provide quality, affordable primary care at every American’s fingertips. It aims to do so for anyone, regardless of whether they have good insurance coverage or benefits.

“Developing a primary care relationship is critical for all Americans, and the ability to conveniently access telemedicine through a TV screen empowers everyone to …

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