Today, medical services like consultation, treatment and medical drugs all of these things are available online.
Medical apps have improved accessibility to healthcare facilities for patients residing in the remotest locations. One can now consult doctors anywhere, anytime through video. Communications technology has thus brought doctors, patients and clinicians together virtually.
Amidst the pandemic, here are 5 med-tech apps that have become popular amongst the doctors in 2020 and are expected to grow by bounds in 2021.
Prescrip – Prescrip is a fast-growing healthcare technology company aiming to revolutionize the healthcare delivery system in India. It was launched in 2014 as an iPad solution for doctors. The Prescrip team is led by Shekhar Ratwani and Tanay Surkund, the solution enables doctors to quickly generate neat & medically compliant prescriptions while maintaining a detailed record of the patient’s visit. Currently, Prescrip operates on a freemium model catering to doctors across multiple specialties in 477 cities across India. Prescrip has over 7000 registered doctors across India. The app is on its way to becoming the most preferred comprehensive clinic management solution for health care practitioners across various specialties. The company’s goal is to provide high-quality, affordable solutions that align with the changing needs of the doctors, with a consistent focus on improving technology. The vision is to become the technology solution of choice for every doctor, clinic, hospital that strives to deliver quality healthcare in India.
Navia Life Care – Navia Life Care is a health tech company which has a voice-based virtual assistant for providers. It helps in building patient engagement platforms for medical providers, focusing on aspects of compliance, monitoring and communication. It is built on a standardized template, with options to customize using plug-and-play feature sets, ensuring scalability, fast delivery times and replicability of medical records across the value chain.
Practo – Practo aims to assess health issues, find the right doctor, book diagnostic tests, obtaining medicines, store health records or learn new ways to live healthier. Users can then have a one-on-one call with the doctor. The app also uses Google maps and provides directions to the doctors living in the neighbourhood. It has recently witnessed a 20% growth in respiratory-related queries in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata.
mFine – It offers 24*7 online consultation in over 25 specialisations. One can make video or audio calls to the doctor via the tie-up they have with various hospitals. Each appointment is payable but follow-ups are not. Users also receive prescriptions on the app itself.
Lybrate – Lybrate ensures that doctors save time and enhance practice effortlessly. Through this doctors’ grow their outreach to patients across the country, by interacting with them. This increases their popularity in the online community and in the medical fraternity. Also, it helps to make informed decisions about health and one can ask queries for free or get into one-on-one interaction with doctors on payment of fees online.