SALFORD QUAYS, U.K. ‑ Now Healthcare Group has been declared safe by the Care Quality Commission and has met all regulations set by the Commission’s new digital health reporting guidelines.
“This makes NHG the first telehealth provider in its field to achieve a ‘five out of five’ score under the CQC’s new digital methodology and guidelines for digital health providers,” said Lee Dentith, CEO and founder of Now Healthcare Group, in a statement.
Following a recent inspection, NNG was found to be meeting all necessary criteria across five categories, and was deemed to be providing services that are well-led, safe, effective, caring, responsive to people’s needs.
The company developed the Dr Now and Now GP international mobile apps, which connect users to qualified National Health Service doctors remotely via video call and deliver medicines directly to the patient’s door. The services currently have two million users.
The company has been working with the NHS for the past two years, servicing more than 100,000 repeat prescriptions nationwide and is soon to release its new ground-breaking NHS-supplied services platform, which can be accessed by over 15 million people in the UK.
Now Healthcare Group is part of the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator program, aimed at using technology to drive innovation in the NHS.