The Cantabrians have the virtual health card in a new app – EFE News

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The Minister of Health, Raúl Pesquera, and the General Director of Digital Transformation of the Ministry, Santiago García, presented this new application, with which, as they pointed out, users “gain comfort and accessibility” and for the use of which they have It is recommended to update the contact telephone number in Health to receive authorizations.

access to services

The new application, “My health@SCS”, replaces the one already in use and will allow, among other options, to make an appointment in primary care, to check the user’s situation awaiting surgery, to to access clinical or laboratory reports tests and manages the electronic prescription.

In addition, with the virtual health card, medicines can be purchased at the pharmacy or identified in health centers thanks to the QR code.

“It will be a channel of direct communication with the Health Service; It is starting now and we encourage citizens to use it because it means gaining comfort and accessibility,” summarized Pesquera.

The Director General of Digital Transformation pointed out that the implementation of this application has been carried out hand in hand with the Order of Pharmacists, so that the acquisition of drugs with the mobile phone will be in progress once the application launched.

future features

He also pointed out that it offers other features such as the location of health centers in the region and pharmacies, including those on duty, through the map service, a section of frequently asked questions or a service technical who responds by message or mail. incidents reported by users.

“It establishes a very flexible relationship”, emphasized García, who explained that other functionalities are planned to be included in this application, such as the possibility of video consultation or the cancellation and management of appointments for specialties medical.

And he indicated that this application will have a replica on the website, which will be launched throughout this month of December. “The web thing is a little delayed because it seemed interesting to us to launch the application now so that when the web arrives we will have all the functionalities developed”, concludes the adviser.

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