More than a billion people use messenger on a daily basis and we thought it would be cool to make something that would enable the users to check some things related to health right there without leaving the app.
What it does
Right now messenger bot can search the web for basic symptoms to find cures. Also, it has can search for hospitals near the patient's location.
How we built it
Challenges we ran into
Majority of the team had not worked with messenger bots before.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Actually getting something to work. For 3 of us, this was our first hackathon
What we learned
How to make messenger bots and how to use the IBM Watson API
What's next for Dr.Bot
We plan to add more features. This is still a work in progress.