EQ Virtual is an online healthcare provider available exclusively to patients in British Columbia, Canada. Allowing patients to "see the doctor, online," the platform is accessible via an iOS or Android app, connecting users and registered local physicians without the need for a traditional, in-person hospital visit.
Covered by MSP -- British Columbia's provincial Medical Services Plan -- EQ Virtual's service is privacy-focused, ensuring patients' information is stored safely and encrypted with the help of bank-grade security software. In addition to helping facilitate online doctor's visits with its video chat features, the platform also connects patients to specialists in their area and gives them access to prescriptions at pharmacies nearby with the option of Canada-wide medicine deliveries.
EQ Virtual pairs users with family doctors along with mental health professionals, social workers and more making it ideal for those leading a busy lifestyle or those living in remote areas.