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Medapp - a game changer of the healthcare ecosystem in India


Modern lifestyles and changing over the years have led to a growth in the number of chronic cases in - a service provider united around a mission of touching lives, changing lives and saving lives, is all set to revolutionise the way people manage on a day-to-day basis. Providing patient support and management programmes across 30 cities in India, at patients' doorstep, the company has already touched millions of lives by diagnosing and helping people manage chronic like diabetes, and

Started in 2015, the bootstrapped company ventured into services by connecting patients with the existing system. By holding regular medical camps in multiple cities across to spread awareness about the importance of ongoing management, the founder -soon realized that the problem of in was much bigger and complex to address.

"We realized that many people are not aware of the illnesses that they are living with,'' said Niranjan Swamy, at Medapp, who has more than 12 years of experience in building

Realizing that people today need a balance of accessibility, affordability and convenience when it comes to the management of chronic illnesses, they set out to create a powerful social impact by making healthcare easily accessible to the masses, particularly across Tier-3 and Tier-4 cities.

The Board of Directors at is an group of specialists, with Dr as the Chief Medical Officer,

Dr Nisar was formerly the Department of Medicine Chairman at and of High-Reliability Medicine in at the University Hospitals, USA. He has earlier worked in the Heart and of the - which was ranked number one in heart care during his tenure. Dr Vinod Singh, a former founder & at Hospitech Healthcare Consulting, former of at MD India Healthcare is serving as the Chief Operations Officer, while Nabeel Ahmed, a global achiever foundation 'Young Achievers Award' winner, takes care of marketing as the Krishna Raghavan, a serial entrepreneur, who helms multiple positions in an array of domains across the spectrum and finance industry, is serving as the

The company organises healthcare-based CSR and commercial activities for leading companies in India which includes campaigns, (onsite injections), patient support and and primary and secondary services, bringing awareness amongst school-children, teachers and Aanganwadi workers across villages. Around 60-70 camps are organised every month, each screening 300-400 patients for diabetes, and

"It ironic that we are living in the capital of diseases, and we still do not have a leader in disease management", said Ahmed, pointing out, how brings to light almost hundred fresh cases of every day.

Medapp also handles commercial activities for companies, collaborating with doctors so that expensive medicines like drug shots are delivered and administered to patients at the site of their convenience by registered nurses.

As a part of their mission - touching lives, changing lives and saving lives, Medapp aspires to provide primary and to patients at their doorstep, through services like physiotherapy, blood sample collection, ECG tests with instant report by cardiologists and services on an hourly basis for preventive as well as post-care.

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 19:35 IST