India is one of the few countries that has emerged as one of the fastest-growing digital economies in terms of digital adoption index. Especially the Indian healthcare sector which is improving the quality and accessibility of healthcare, the adoption of digital transformation is on the rise since the COVID pandemic.
These are the apps that are increasing the importance of digital health and technologies that are fueling capital investments as well. And these digital healthcare platforms are segmented into tele-health, mHealth, electronic health records/electronic medical records (EHR/EMR), and others.
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 Rawtani 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.
MediSage – MediSage is a knowledge app designed exclusively for doctors. It enables the medical community to stay abreast with the latest medical knowledge, get updates on latest Medical Trials, New drugs, diagnostics & devices and gain insights from experts through Case studies. Doctors can now access medical journals on their fingertips and watch short videos created by Key Opinion Leaders covering essential clinical challenges. Medisage is also working with Medical associations from across the globe to bring medical content relevant for doctors to improve the lives of their patients. Founded in 2019 by Bhagwat Dhingra and Abhishek Ghosh. Medisage is creating a robust ecosystem to empower Doctors worldwide & Enable Clinical Innovation.
Practo – Practo aims to assess health issues, find the right doctor, book diagnostic tests, obtain 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 neighborhood. 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 specializations. 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.