Babylon Health is a digital health service provider owned by Babylon Holdings Limited that combines AI technology with the medical expertise of humans. Babylon delivers full access to healthcare, including personalised health assessments, treatment advice and face-to-face appointments with a doctor 24/7.
Founded in 2013 by former investment banker Ali Parsa, Babylon’s mission is to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. With the Babylon app, you can talk to a General Practioner (GP) within minutes via phone or video call, ask simple medical questions via their text service and monitor your health with their comprehensive tracking system. The Babylon app is everything you need to proactively manage your healthcare.
Babylon has partnerships will Tencent, TELUS and Samsung. They have AI licensing deals with Prudential Asia and BUPA. They also offer end-to-end clinical services in the UK, Rwanda and Canada.With over 3 million members across Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, as well as video doctor consultations, Babylon is home to the largest collection of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers. Kinnevik AB & Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund are the lead investors of Babylon Health.
Babylon has received wide industry recognition for its innovative product and services, including featuring in Apple’s list of the best apps in 2015. It has also received circa ten industry awards to date including ‘Mobile App of the Year’ at the UK IT Industry Awards 2015 and a Lovie award for ‘Health & Fitness.’ In 2017, BBC Horizon named Babylon as 1 of the 10 top technologies that will change the world and the Wall Street Journal identified Babylon as one of the world’s top 25 tech companies to watch.