Taiwan healthcare APP shows nearest doctor

Check this health care APP over Lunar New Year if in need of medical assistance 


New health care APP will be useful year-round. (Image from Unsplash)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare advises those in need of medical assistance over the Lunar New Year to first consult their APP to quickly locate the nearest open clinic.

Around 30 percent of all clinics will have open hours over the holidays, estimates the Ministry.

(Screenshot from healthcare APP) 

A recent update of the healthcare APP, “Quick Healthcare,” (健保快易通), now includes an interactive map with the pinpointed locations of the closest clinics to the users, according to RTI.

(Screenshot from healthcare APP) 

Those in need of emergency services can check the APP to confirm waiting times at different hospitals.

(Screenshot from healthcare APP) 

The Ministry encourages those traveling over the holiday especially, to consult the APP to locate the closest available doctor.

(Screenshot from healthcare APP) 

Patients can also contact the Health Ministry’s hotline directly over the holiday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 0800030598.

The APP is only available in Chinese at this time.