Kerala Startup Mission Company Launches Healthcare App


ShopDoc, a healthcare tech start-up backed by the Government of Kerala’s Startup Mission, has launched an app to address key healthcare issues including inefficient patient referral system and inefficiency the deployment of medical resources.

Unlike other telemedicine or physician booking apps, ShopDoc, which was launched amid the pandemic, processes “patient referrals from primary to secondary and tertiary care more efficiently,” the company said in a statement. communicated.

The app also supported local self-government of Kasaragod district during the lockdown period and continues to reach out to local communities with various health awareness initiatives, especially with “U OK? »Mental health support services.

ShopDoc also enables physicians to practice more efficiently in multiple hospitals. Shihab Makaniyil, Founder and CEO of ShopDoc, said.

The company on the start-up mission is currently operating out of Kochi, serving Kerala, southern Karnataka and plans to expand across India soon. “The people of Kerala spend almost Rs 60,000 crore a year on medical bills; our smart three-tier referral system will help patients connect the right healthcare providers by ensuring transparency and accountability in the private healthcare sector, ” said Razik Ashraf, co-founder and director of the operation of the company.

The company said that in addition to the mobile app, the company has helped nearly a thousand patients through its website, toll-free number, Facebook, Instagram, and even WhatsApp.

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