DocOnline to expand its platform to 4 more states by the end of Dec 2018
UNI Oct 10, 2017
Hyderabad: The city-based DocOnline, a digital healthcare service provider will expand its platform to four more states besides two South East countries by the end of December 2018, Company Co-Founder and CEO Markus Moding said.
Talking to newsmen on the occasion of launching its digital healthcare services for the B2C market in Telangana, Mr Markus said DocOnline was backed by Swedish based entrepreneurs and investors.Its services had launched in June 2017 with an aimed to provide doctor consulting services at affordable cost by investing USD one million. At present DocOnline has 15,000 subscribers consisting of 60,000 members. The subscription fee would be Rs 700 per month. It covers their family members upto four. The partnership allows unlimited consultations at General Physician (GP) level from anywhere, he said.
Mr Markus said that the healthcare services would be launched in Pune, Maharastra tomorrow and later expanded to four more states mainly in metro cities by the end of December 2018. The company also planning to expand its healthcare services to South East countries, he said and added that at present 20 doctors in DocOnline platform.Telangana IT &Communication and Industry Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan who launched the logo congratulated the DocOnline team as it was a collaboration between India and Sweden. He glad to state the product in Hyderabad. He said that large number of professional working in different places and not able to look in to the health care of family members. It would be very useful in that scenario, he said.
Mr Jayesh said a tremendous opportunity for this platform in government healthcare system also. If they submitted a sound proof of concept, the state government would consider to introduce this platform in government healthcare system, he added. DocOnline allows one to reach a doctor either through Audio (calling), Video or Chat (App) and connects the patient at the general physician level thus aiming to bring in preventive care. The wide option of reaching a doctor makes it possible for anyone with a simple feature phone to a smartphone to avail the DocOnline offering. Users are required to download the App and have the option of booking a consultation either through video or audio.
ll doctors on board are MCI (Medical Council of India) certified with a minimum experience of 5 years and are available 6 days a week for 12 hours a day. Based on prescriptions, if any medicine or diagnostic test or test kit is required, the same can be delivered to one’s home or office. Users or patients also have the option of maintaining their health record on the App which can be accessed anywhere.DocOnline CTO Sai Prasad Chakilam and COO Rahul Paith also spoke on the occasion.
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