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Five apps that revolutionised healthcare in India

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Indian has seen a rapid transformation, mainly on the backdrop of technological advancements of the recent past.

While the quality of may have gone up, the cost and complexity have seen a significant hike. In this landscape, there have been many (OHP) that have emerged to 'democratise' the

Within the of the that connects patients, service providers (hospitals, clinics etc.), and doctors, we are now seeing the emergence of OHPs that are straddling very specific pieces of this chain.

Here are five such platforms that have recently in the country:


Credihealth is an that provides end-to-end services including information on various medical ailments, doctors, hospitals, treatments and their implications and post-treatment care. Their core business lies in providing its customers with detailed information about hospitals and They help people to search for doctors and hospitals across major cities in India, book appointments with the doctor of their choice, also helping in getting quotes from hospitals for any treatment or


Sequoia Capital-funded Practo provides for and consumers. Practo Search lets patients browse through doctor profiles online and book appointments, while Practo Ray, serves as a for to manage patient data and The company has also added specialty-specific modules for physicians, pediatricians and dentists to Practo Ray. The platform helps people with assessing issues, finding the right doctor, booking diagnostic tests, obtaining medicines, storing records or learning new ways to live healthier.


The platform provides doctors, nurses, and physiotherapists for home visits who have passed their hiring standards and have had their backgrounds and medical knowledge verified by senior doctors. It also facilitates lab tests at home and medical equipment rentals.


This platform allows patients to choose across price and quality of service, and pay in installments if needed. All patient records are automatically digitised, thus enabling predictive, to its customers.


Zoctr is a that integrates several like doctor appointments, home health services, remote monitoring services, laboratory, pharmacy, medical equipment, telehealth, and ambulatory support. The platform offers supportive and palliative care and is present in Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Ahmedabad, and

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First Published: Sun, January 07 2018. 21:40 IST