Healthy funds for app giving GP advice

The app will ask patients a series of questions about their health, assessing and grading the answers before assigning a course of actions A FIRM behind an app that allows people to consult with doctors and secure prescriptions through their smartphones is seeking to hire 30 additional GPs in Ireland. Babylon Health, which announced a $25m (€22.9m) investment round last week, is hoping to scale up its operation in Ireland, where it employs 10 doctors. Ali Parsa, the founder of Babylon Health, said that the company wanted to keep pace with the growing demand for the app. The funding, which was led by Swedish investment group AB Kinnevik, also included Innocent Drinks founders Adam Balon and John Wright; and Demis Hassabis and Mustafa Suleyman, who founded Deepmind, an artificial intelligence…


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