Life is all about living. Everyone wants to stay healthy and happy but a disease never comes with an appointment. It never knocks the door and asks for permission; it just enters your body and gives you trouble. But it’s also a part of life. Doctors and specialists are always present to provide the best treatments and healthy life. Tech healthcare startup is a new thing in this field.
Healthcare centers can be far away from you or nearby your home as well. But with the help of technology, now you have healthcare in your hand. One can consult a specialist just with a single click on the mobile application. The health tech startups have initiated a step of providing the facility of medical in the quickest possible way.
Below is the list of few tech healthcare startup which tried to make life easier and healthier with their efforts:
Konsult is a Delhi-based healthcare startup service which provides the facility of consultation from specialists through telecommunication. It provides the facility of best doctors available to you at just a distance of one phone call. Apart from talking on the phone and taking health advice, one can chat with the doctors and share the problems or any reports. This app consists the lists of many famous doctors from every field. You can talk to a general physician for a normal health consultation or can take advice from any specialist like psychologist, cardiologist, gynecologist, nutritionist and much more. The user chooses the category and it shows a list of available doctors on the screen. With the name of the doctor, it also provides the consultation fee. Yes, it’s not free of cost. But your each penny will be worth it. At present, it has 1,200 doctors on board.
There is no hidden charge which can create a doubt of fraud, instead, your money will remain safe in your digital wallet. One can add the amount either using debit/credit card or net banking. The fees will only be deducted when your call with the doctor would end. Clear all your queries like you do with your doctor when you meet him/her as a person because you will not find any difference here as well, the only difference is- the person is not in front of you. It gives the best facility to the users and you will never think your money is wasted.
One more benefit- it provides coupon codes for the new joiner which adds money to your wallet. Therefore, the first consultation is almost free.
It has received a total funding of $500.87 k.
Mobile App: Konsult – Talk To Your Doctor
Saurabh Arora and Rahul Narang founded it in 2013. This healthcare startup provides a facility of contacting the doctor from any place of India and at any time with the help of the mobile application. Now there is no need to wait for appointments of doctors or a trouble of going to the hospital. Your hospital is in your pocket now.
You can find your doctor based on the region, specialty, and ratings. For patients, it’s free of cost. One can ask any question and the expertise will respond to it in 24 hours.
- They answer your query within 24 hours.
- Instant consultation with the doctor is available.
- You can book appointments for online help as well as doctor’s visit at the clinic.
- Health tips are also present on the app.
On scheduling an appointment, doctors get a notification, which they can accept, reject or select a different time. A clinic management software is used for scheduling an appointment, generating bills or maintaining prescriptions. It is giving services of 80,000 doctors.
It has raised a total investment of $1.325 million.
Mobile App: Lybrate – Consult a Doctor
Practo is a tech healthcare startup which was founded by Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal in the year 2009, in Bengaluru. This company helps the patients to find the doctors of their need and book an appointment. At present, it has expanded its business to 7 cities of India and total of 5 countries.
- It is having 200 k registered doctors,
- 8 k diagnostic centers,
- 10 k hospitals and
- 4 k Fitness centers.
You cannot only book an appointment but also can chat with the doctor and ask about your problem. The company claims to respond back to the user within a time limit of 20 minutes.
You can order medicines, book your tests or book your appointment through the app. It provides health articles on topics like eating, good skin, healthy hair and weight loss.
Practo Ray which is a Saas software, used by the doctors to maintain their records.
From April 2015 to November 2015, it acquired many other companies which include FitHo, Genii, Insta Health and Qikwell. In Nov 2015, Practo and Uber announced their partnership not only in India but also in Singapore, Philippines, and Indonesia.
Mobile App: Practo – Your home for health
With the availability of general physicians and specialists, it provides a special facility of home nursing. Nidhi Saxena founded it in 2013, Mumbai. The facilities of Zoctr healthcare startup are available in Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Ahmedabad, and Kolkata.
- Facility of nurse/attendant at home.
- Facility of medical equipment at home.
- Availability of Surgeons.
- Video Consultations with doctors.
- Laboratory and testing.
It has received a funding of $1 million from SPA Capital Group.
Therefore, the thing which differentiates its services from others is its facility at home.
Mobile App: *Not Created Yet*
5. Vatsalya Dental:
Vatsalya is defined as Tender Loving care. It is a healthcare center for oral health. Dr. Srivats Bharadwaj founded it in 2003. There are 20 doctors serving the best oral care services to their patients. There is a total of 64 services provided out of which few are listed below:
- Digital X-Ray
- Gum Surgery
- Root Canal Treatment (RCT)
- Scaling, and much more.
The dentistry clinic is located in Bengaluru, having 6 branches at different locations. It also provides Home Dental Services. Contact information is present on the website.
It received a funding of $1.65 million from S-Squared Capital in its pre-series A funding round.
Zozz- Doctor at your doorstep. Yes, with the help of Zozz healthcare startup now you don’t need to rush to the doctor, but the doctor will reach you within 1 hour of contact. One can fix an appointment for any particular time also. Zozz has come up with an idea of giving home facility to the patients who actually need to stay home as they are ill. If you live in a rural area, where the hospital is not nearby then your Zozz doctor will reach you and provide you treatment on time.
Jayadeep Reddy and Srikanth founded Zozz in 2015, Hyderabad. The idea of this tech healthcare emerged from the patients who are not able to reach hospitals on time and get the proper treatments because of lack of resources.
- On call doctor at home: Doctor is at a distance of a call without any trouble.
- Physiotherapy at home: with the help of the app, you can schedule your appointment with your physiotherapist.
- Online Pharmacy: Order medicines and your nearest pharmacy will deliver them at your home.
It provides family care packages as well which give extra benefits to the family.
Mobile App: ZOZZ – Health On Demand
NetMeds- India Ki Pharmacy. This healthcare startup was founded in 2010 and is located in Chennai. It is an online pharmacy which delivers medicines at your doorstep. With the help of this application, tier 2, tier 3 and rural areas have access to latest medicines. It not only provides medicines but also contains a variety of fitness supplements, vitamins, and beauty and baby care products.
It provides various offers for cash back which attracts the customers. The most attracting scheme is- Refer and earn.
It received a total funding of $50 million. Also, 100 years old trusted pharmacies- Dadha & Company has formed it which makes it more trustworthy.
Mobile App: Netmeds – India Ki Pharmacy
8. Healers at Home:
According to the name, this tech healthcare startup helps you to get healed with the help of Yoga and Physiotherapy but at your own home. This startup was founded in Delhi by Kshitij Garg, in 2014. A team of IITians and Ex-Fortis’s Professionals having experience of 35 years in their fields handles it. It provides facilities like nursing, attendant, mother and child care, yoga and physiotherapy.
It is having more than 200 experts which are ready to serve the service every time. The star rating is 4.82 out of 5 which is a very good figure in itself. They have already served their services in more than 30,000 homes.
Don’t you have time to go to gym or yoga? Don’t worry, Healers at Home are present in your service, just book an appointment and you are done.
The funding was provided by Daljit Singh, the president of Fortis Hospital, B.V.R Mohan Reddy, Padma Shri Awardee and Ex-Chairman of NASSCOM, Dr. Pramath Raj Sinha, Founder of ISB and Hyderabad Angels but the amount is not disclosed.
A Bengaluru-based healthcare startup, founded by Delian Asparouhov, who is a just 19 years old. This tech startup was inspired by a sad story of his grandmother who did not get proper care in her breast cancer treatment.
The services are available in Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad, and Mumbai. It has 300 professionals including speech therapy, physiotherapy, doctors, nurses and much more.
It gives the facility of home visits as well. Therefore, if your loved one requires special care at home, call Nightingale, and you will get the service.
Medwell Ventures has now acquired it.
It has risen a total funding of $40-$50 million.
Mobile App: Nightingale
10. Life Circle Health Services:
This healthcare startup is based in Hyderabad having nurses and professionals to provide services to the seniors who are ill or bed-ridden. The services are present in Hyderabad as well as in Delhi. The working hours range from 2 hours to 24 hours depending upon the condition of the patient.
It was founded by Anant Kumar and Priya Anant, in 2013.
It raised a total funding of $150 k in May 2016.
These startups provide you services either at your home or your nearby clinic. The treatments are provided by the best persons in their field. Try them on your own and share your experiences.
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