MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Every traveler has been there at least once. A long trip out of town and you start to feel a little under the weather. Now, a group of Miami hotels are using technology to try to solve this problem.
SKYdoc enables a doctor to receive vitals, such as blood pressure, pulse, and EKG reads for non-life threatening illnesses. Hotel concierges or front desk workers can coordinate the technology which allows a doctor to skype one-on-one with the patients.READ MORE: Florida Lawmakers Won't 'Mess With Bingo'
The service will be available in all of the nearly 200 South Florida hotels of the Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association.READ MORE: Miami PD Believes 16-Year-Old Diani Gomez Sanchez Was Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver
Creator Dr. Ramsey Saffouri is launching the program in South Florida ahead of a worldwide release. He demonstrated the technology, which he said also has wide diagnostic capabilities, at a press conference at the Delano Hotel Wednesday.MORE NEWS: 'Lasting Impressions': World Class Art Meets Technology On Stage At Adrienne Arsht Center
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